Horse and Jockey Weathervane
Attributed to Cushing and White, Waltham, Massachusetts.
Copper, copper tubing, cast iron, zinc.
Condition: Fine condition, minor imperfections, retains traces of original gilt with verdigris surface.
The form of a horse with jockey weathervane was made popular by America’s first pastime sport horse racing. This example with great lines and movement is further complimented by a well defined rider with a cast zinc head and cap. The untouched surface, with traces of gold leaf coupled with patination from weathering, adds to the aesthetic and appeal of the piece.
Dimensions: 18 ½”h x 30”w x 4” d
Item ID: FA-WV 162