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   Index Horse Weathervane


 

Description:
Attributed to: J. Howard and Co., Bridgewater, Massachusetts. Ca. 1865-1875. Cast zinc, sheet copper in full body for hindquarters, cast iron. Condition: Traces of painted surfaces and gilt, now showing a modelled oxidized surface. Minor re-soldering to seam separations along front right hoof and back left hoof where they meet the bar, re-soldering along the seam of the right ear, one bullet hole in the main body repaired, otherwise in fine condition. Provenance: Collection of Frank Miele; Sotheby's; Private Collection, Chicago. This distinct form of a trotting horse was primarily manufactured by J. Howard who was among one of the first companies producing weathervanes on a large scale. The company is known for their use of casting zinc with such sensitivity to detail.
Inventory Number: FA-WV 106

Dealer  

Jeffrey Tillou Antiques
Contact   Phone: 860-567-9693
Period: 19th Century (1801-1900)
Date: Ca. 1865-1875
Origin: American
Condition: Excellent condition.
Measurements: 19 1/4"h x 24"l x 3"d
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Web-site: http://www.tillouantiques.com
Price: $28,000.00
E-mail: Inquire
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