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Title: Nineteenth Century Sheet Iron Running Horse Weathervane, Guaranteed Period
Date/Period: Circa 1890


Nineteenth Century Sheet Iron Running Horse Weathervane, Guaranteed Period, side 1

Measurement: 34.25" x 23.5"

Material: Sheet iron, paint

Condition: Very good especially considering age and use

Additional Information: An honest-to-goodness antique example in great surface…dry
old red over green paint. A second sheet of iron is riveted to the right side stiffening the
body and ensuring the integrity of mounting fixture. Interesting is that the rivet bodies
are split and clinched. The piercings of handwrought bracket are worn thin and smooth
form 125+ years of spinning. Makes a very graphic wall display.

$1,250.00

410-202


Nineteenth Century Sheet Iron Running Horse Weathervane, Guaranteed Period, side 2



Weathervane, Northern Pike
Anonymous


Antique Weathervane, Northern Pike Fish, Gilt Surface, left side view

This highly stylized large copper weathervane measures 49-inches in length and is 11-inches in height. The surface is clean with only the most minor dings; gold leaf with traces of a yellow sizing.

$15,500

232-178


Antique Weathervane, Northern Pike Fish, Gilt Surface, right side view
Antique Weathervane, Northern Pike Fish, Gilt Surface, with ruler for scale



Antique Weathervane, Great Blue Heron, Unique, Best Verdigris Surface
Date/Period: Late 19th century based on the construction of orb. - SOLD


Antique Weathervane, Great Blue Heron, Unique, Best Verdigris Surface, entire view 1

Measurement: Height: 26"; length: 61"; width at ball: 4"

Material: Copper

Condition: Fine

Additional Information: The great bird perched on orb is positioned to take flight…a
dramatic silhouette. The vane is constructed of heavy sheets of rolled copper [two-ply].
Ex collection of Thomas and Betty Mellon Evans. Includes a professionally fabricated
wall mount bracket for display.

SOLD

859-34


Antique Weathervane, Great Blue Heron, Unique, Best Verdigris Surface, entire view 2

Antique Weathervane, Great Blue Heron, Unique, Best Verdigris Surface, detail view 1

Antique Weathervane, Great Blue Heron, Unique, Best Verdigris Surface, detail view 2



Title: Quill Pen Weathervane, Likely A.L. Jewell & Co., Waltham, Massachusetts
Original Surface
Date/Period: Circa 1860s SOLD


Quill Pen Weathervane, Likely A.L. Jewell & Co., Waltham, Massachusetts Original Surface, entire view

Measurement: Length: 44.5"; height: 20.75"; width: 1.25"

Material: Copper

Condition: Very good, wear to vertical tube beneath the pen caused by spinning; does
not distract. Verdigris surface.

Additional Information: The quill with molded feather detail and nib having a solid
copper spire. See: Yankee Weathervanes by Myrna Kaye, pp. 120-121.

SOLD

449-21


Quill Pen Weathervane, Likely A.L. Jewell & Co., Waltham, Massachusetts Original Surface, entire view 2

Quill Pen Weathervane, Likely A.L. Jewell & Co., Waltham, Massachusetts Original Surface, angle view

Quill Pen Weathervane, Likely A.L. Jewell & Co., Waltham, Massachusetts Original Surface, detail view 1

Quill Pen Weathervane, Likely A.L. Jewell & Co., Waltham, Massachusetts Original Surface, detail view 2



Weathervane, Full Bodied Bull, Copper and Cast Zinc Head, Honest Surface
Anonymous, later 19th to Early 20th Century
Original surface including sizing, traces of gilt and verdigris


Antique Weathervane, Full Bodied Bull, Later 19th Century, Anonymous, angle view

(Missing horizontal tube and minor solder repairs; dent removed from haunch; H: 15.25", L: 22", W: 6")

$2,650

879-51


Antique Weathervane, Full Bodied Bull, Later 19th Century, Anonymous, with ruler for scale
Antique Weathervane, Full Bodied Bull, Later 19th Century, Anonymous, head detail



Weathervane, Running Horse, Ethan Allen Flattened Full Body, Old Honest White Paint
Unknown Maker, Late 19th Century


Antique Running Horse Weathervane in Old Honest White Paint, Late 19th Century, facing right view

Molded copper with cast iron head, sheet copper mane, full bodied tail, old dry white paint over verdigris with vestiges of gilt. (22.75 by 31.5”)

$2,350

879-64


Antique Running Horse Weathervane in Old Honest White Paint, Late 19th Century, facing left view



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