Large Hackney Running Horse Weathervane
Attributed to J.W. Fiske, New York.
Full body-form of molded copper, copper tubing, and a cast zinc head
Condition: In overall great condition, few early buck-shot holes filled with lead. Retains portions of original yellow sizing and original gilt with weathered verdigris surface.
Provenance: Robert S. Walin Antiques, Woodbury, Connecticut; Private collection, Cornwall, Connecticut.
This rare imposing size of a “hackney” tail running horse weathervane has a well-defined cast zinc head and wonderful motion to the body. The large size is further complemented with a vibrant, colorful surface.
Dimensions: 31 1/2" h. (on stand), 47 1/4" w., 8"d.
Item ID: FA-WV 196