American School, 19th century
molded copper and zinc weathervane with traces of gold leaf
Height 27 in. by Length 29 in.
Private Collection, East Granby, Connecticut;
Collection of Maurice Cohen, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan;
Hill Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan.
Kenneth Fitzgerald, Weathervanes and Whirligigs (New York: Clarkston N. Potter, 1967);
Charles Klamkin, Weathervanes (New York: Hawthorne Press, 1973) p. 152;
Steve Miller, The Art of the Weathervane (Easton, Pennsylvania: Schiffer and Co., 1984) p. 128 and 143;
Tom Geismar and Harvey Kahn, Spiritually Moving: A Collection of American Folk Art Sculpture (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1998) cat. no. 26, illus. in color.