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Large Molded Copper and Cast Zinc Running Horse Weathervane

Auction:
3121M
Lot:
890
Sold for:
$6,765$5,500

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

Description:

Large Molded Copper and Cast Zinc Running Horse Weathervane, probably J.W. Fiske, New York, late 19th century, full-body form with cast head and "hackney" tail, old weathered surface with traces of yellow sizing, lg. 47 1/2 in.

Provenance: Robert S. Walin Antiques, Woodbury, Connecticut; a Cornwall, Connecticut, collector.
Estimate $6,000-8,000


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

Robert S. Walin, Atomic physics, Matter, Penny, Woodbury, Zinc

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