Black Hawk Weathervane
Attributed to Harris and Company, Boston, Massachusetts.
Ca. 1875-1890. Sheet copper, copper tubing cast zinc ears. This trotting horse is commonly known as the Blackhawk, a popular breed of horse sold by the Blackhawk Family of Weare, New Hampshire, first advertised for sale in 1859. Condition: In virtually untouched original condition with traces of original gilt. Some wear to vertical bar. Wonderful verdigris surface now showing through.
Dimensions: 17 1/2 h x 24 1/4"l
Item ID: FA-WV 101