VERY FINE AND RARE CARVED FULL BODIED PINE HORSE WEATHERVANE, NORTHEASTERN UNITED STATES, LATE 19TH CENTURY
Height 20 in. by Length 38 in. by Depth 3 in.
Front section of support nail with loss partially rotten. Proper right front leg cracked and re-secured with nail.
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Giampietro American Folk Art, New Haven, Connecticut.
The vane likely depicting the figure of the famous 19th Century racehorse, Ethan Allen, in full gallop with outstretched tail.