A Magnificent Full-Bodied Ram Weathervane

A Magnificent Full-Bodied Ram Weathervane
Of Almost Life-Size Scale with Sculptural Stylised Fleece
Weathered Copper with Verdigris Surface and Traces of Historic Sizing and Gilding
American, c.1880

33" high x 40" wide x 12" deep (incl. stand)

Provenance: The Cosgrove Collection.
With Crane Kalman Folk Art Gallery. (delete date)

Related Literature: The American Folk Art Collection of Burton and Helaine Fendelman, Sotheby's New York, 23rd October 1993, Lot 36 illustrates and describes a closely similar example attributed to the L.W. Cushing & Sons Company. The almost life-size ram with direct provenance to the Norwalk Mills Co. Building, Connecticut.

Ref: 10065

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