Large American Eagle Weathervane

$12,500

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Very fine and large American full bodied eagle weathervane, the spread wings with original braced support and finely detailed feathers, the zinc and copper head with open beak, standing on a gilt ball, the whole retaining much original gilding, the rest oxidized to a rich verdigris surface. Wonderful scale and presence and in very good original condition. Now on custom stand. Height below includes stand Provenance: Ambassador and Mrs. Joseph Verner Reed, Jr.

Period
1880
Material
copper, zinc, lead, gold leaf
Country
United States
Condition

very good antique condition, original gilding and excellent verdigris surface

Dimensions
Height 41 inches
Width 50 inches
Depth 27.5 inches