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Rare Large Double Wheel Horse & Sulky Weathervane

Auction:
3121M
Lot:
883
Sold for:
$18,450$15,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3121M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 13, 2018 4:30PM

Description:

Rare Large Double Wheel Horse & Sulky Weathervane, attributed to Fiske, New York, c. 1865-75, full-body molded copper running horse with zinc head, and full-body molded copper driver on an iron four-wheeled sulky with full rein and bridle details, verdigris surface with traces of old paint, lg. 72 1/2 in.

Provenance: Removed from the cupola of a barn in Utica, New York, in the early 1980s; Jeffery Tillou Antiques.
Estimate $20,000-40,000


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Jeffery Tillou Antiques, Bridle, Carts, Harness racing, Horse driving, Livestock, Rein, Sulky, Transport, Zinc, Fiske, Utica

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