FINE AND RARE LARGE GILT MOLDED FULL-BODIED SHEET COPPER EAGLE WEATHERVANE, NEW ENGLAND, 19TH CENTURY
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FINE AND RARE LARGE GILT MOLDED FULL-BODIED SHEET COPPER EAGLE WEATHERVANE, NEW ENGLAND, 19TH CENTURY

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD

FINE AND RARE LARGE GILT MOLDED FULL-BODIED SHEET COPPER EAGLE WEATHERVANE, NEW ENGLAND, 19TH CENTURY

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

FINE AND RARE LARGE GILT MOLDED FULL-BODIED SHEET COPPER EAGLE WEATHERVANE, NEW ENGLAND, 19TH CENTURY


together with monumental stand.


Height 24 in. by Width 53 in. by Depth 38 in.

Condition Report

In fine overall condition. The bottom ball that the eagle stands on has aged bullet hole. The proper left wing is bent slightly downward and the eagle has possibly been through two gilding campaigns.


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Saleroom Notice

Please note this lot is sold with an accompanying contemporary hourglass-shaped cast iron stand measuring approximately 9 feet in height.

Cataloguing

Provenance

Marna Anderson, New Paltz, New York.

Sculptural Fantasy: The Important American Folk Art Collection of Stephen and Petra Levin
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