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Cow Weathervane, Flattened Full Body,
L.W. Cushing & Sons or Cushing & White
Waltham, Massachusetts
Date/Period: 1865-11875ish


Cow Weathervane, Flattened Full Body, L.W. Cushing & Sons or Cushing & White Waltham, Massachusetts, entire view

Measurement: Height: 17"; width: 29"; depth: 5.5"

Material: Copper and zinc

Condition: Fine original condition including verdigris surface

Additional Information: Surface is outstanding overall; zinc head and horns, sheet
copper ears. No seam separations or bullet holes! A fine and desirable example
needing a display stand which we are willing to have fabricated for short money.

$10,750.00

570-693


Cow Weathervane, Flattened Full Body, L.W. Cushing & Sons or Cushing & White Waltham, Massachusetts, entire view 2

Cow Weathervane, Flattened Full Body, L.W. Cushing & Sons or Cushing & White Waltham, Massachusetts, entire view 3

Cow Weathervane, Flattened Full Body, L.W. Cushing & Sons or Cushing & White Waltham, Massachusetts, head view



Antique Weathervane, Barque, Sailing Ship,
Flattened Full Body, Verdigris Surface
This likely unique weathervane was found on the shores of Lake Michigan
Date/Period: Circa 1850 - SOLD


Antique Weathervane, Barque, Sailing Ship, Flattened Full Body, Verdigris Surface This likely unique weathervane was found on the shores of Lake Michigan, entire view 1

Measurement: Height: 16.5"; length: 28"; width: 1"

Material: Copper, iron armature and lead; magnificent and correct verdigris, great patina

Condition: Excellent, three bullet holes repaired during early working life, displays beautifully

Additional Information: We have not seen this form in print or in person before, likely
unique. The planished sails, masts, and hull were fabricated using two copper sheets
each side, on a wrought iron armature then filled with lead. The sails, seemingly
capturing wind, and hull are tapered. This sculptural vane is displayed on a custom
fabricated iron stand.

SOLD

290-64


Antique Weathervane, Barque, Sailing Ship, Flattened Full Body, Verdigris Surface This likely unique weathervane was found on the shores of Lake Michigan, entire view 2

Antique Weathervane, Barque, Sailing Ship, Flattened Full Body, Verdigris Surface This likely unique weathervane was found on the shores of Lake Michigan, entire view 3



Standing Coat Rack, Original Paint, Beautifully Turned
Date/Period: 19th Century - SOLD


Standing Coat Rack, Original Paint, Beautifully Turned, entire view

Measurement: Height: 73"

Material: Pine, polychrome

Condition: Very good…one, maybe two spindles are working period replacements

Additional Information: An appropriately proportioned orb surmounts the urn finial
above the turned column issuing 12 spindles. Greet paint with mustard yellow trim
displaying a very good patina.

SOLD

479-18


Standing Coat Rack, Original Paint, Beautifully Turned, detail view



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



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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