VERY FINE AND RARE MOLDED SHEET COPPER 'NORTH WIND' WEATHERVANE, A.B. & W.T. WESTERVELT, NEW YORK, CIRCA 1883
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VERY FINE AND RARE MOLDED SHEET COPPER 'NORTH WIND' WEATHERVANE, A.B. & W.T. WESTERVELT, NEW YORK, CIRCA 1883

Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 USD

VERY FINE AND RARE MOLDED SHEET COPPER 'NORTH WIND' WEATHERVANE, A.B. & W.T. WESTERVELT, NEW YORK, CIRCA 1883

Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 USD

Lot Sold:27,500USD

Lot Details

Description

VERY FINE AND RARE MOLDED SHEET COPPER 'NORTH WIND' WEATHERVANE, A.B. & W.T. WESTERVELT, NEW YORK, CIRCA 1883


Height 54 in. by Width 35 in. by Depth 9 in.

Condition Report

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Saleroom Notice

Please note this lot is sold with an accompanying wooden pedestal.

Cataloguing

Provenance

Ronald and Penny Dionne, Willington, Connecticut;

Giampietro American Folk Art, New Haven, Connecticut.

Catalogue Note

A. B. & W. T. Westervelt, located on Chambers Street in New York, advertised themselves as “Manufacturers of iron, brass and copper work. Railings, Grates, Guards, Grilles, Weather Vanes, Crosses, Crestings, Finials, Fountains, Vases, Statuary, Bedsteads, Lightning Rods. Iron, Brass and Nickel Stable Fittings. Fireproof Book Shelving. Each class of goods in a separate Catalogue.” The company featured this “NEW DESIGN BANNERET” in its 122-page 1883 catalog of “weather vanes, bannerets, and finials”, where an eight -foot long version was priced at $180.

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