Rare and Unusual Rooster Weathervane
American, probably New England, last quarter of the 19th c.
Full body copper, sheet copper and zinc spur feet.
Over-all in great condition, wonderful oxidized surface with traces of original gilt and sizing.
Large rooster weathervanes perched on arrows are hard to find. This example with finely cast zinc feet and an arrowhead, along with a well-defined, corrugated sheet copper tail, has an unusual head with protruding tongue.
Dimensions: 33”h, 42”w, 6”d
Item ID: FA-WV 286