Horse and Sulky with Rider
Possibly J.W. Fiske and Company
American, New York, ca. 1875-1885.
Full body copper, copper tubing, cast zinc head
Condition: Great condition, retains traces of early painted surface and gilt highlights
Provenance: Private collection, New York; Jeffrey Tillou Antiques, Philadelphia Show, 1996; Collection of David Teiger, 2019.
Illustrated: Tom Geisman and Harvey Kahn, Spiritually Moving: A Collection of American Folk Art Sculpture (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1998) pl. 13.
In both in style and form, this example displays great movement with the flowing mane and well-defined cast head capturing the face of the horse. This desirable form of a horse and sulky with rider weathervane is further complimented with a great surface.
Dimensions: 19” h., 44 ¼” l.
Item ID: FA-WV 211