Copper Grasshopper Weathervane atop an Arrow


Varied green verdigris surface. Homemade atop an earlier arrow by a resident of Sharon, CT; provenance available. Never gilded or repaired. c. 1890. Visual copy of Faneuil Hall, Boston, grasshopper vane. That grasshopper was copied from Royal Exchange in London in 1742 by Shem Drowne. It became a symbol of liberty for American colonists.

height: 16.00" length: 54.00" depth: 2.50"

price: $28,000
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Horse Weathervane


Small size cast iron weathervane or draft horse with flat tail. Attributed to Rochester Ironworks, New Hampshire, c. 1880. Old, rusted surface with traces of green silver and yellow paint. Repair to tail attachment. Provenance: David Wheatcroft.

height: 18.50" width: 27.00" length: 3.00"

price: $27,000
ref #: FA523RILLL
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Quill Weathervane


Quill Feather Pen Vane, probably by F iske, late 19th C. Wonderful original oxidized gilt and verdigris surface. No repairs or restoration.

width: 24.00"

price: $8,500
ref #: FA597TCLL
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