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Premier Auction - Session II

Sat, Jul 16, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 891

American Folk Art Copper Rooster Weathervane and Cupola

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

late 19th/early 20th century, molded copper rooster with sheet copper tail and zinc? legs, over iron and copper directionals, resting on a ribbed conical copper cupola, overall height 82 in., cupola base 29 in., rooster height 22 in.

Provenance: Private North Carolina Collection


extensive rust to directionals with losses at letter attachments, rod attachment loose at cupola, verdigris throughout with weathering, bird residue, and distress from outside use, rooster in good condition with small puncture or bullet hole at breast, minor separation at neck seam, other minor dents and light distress, cupola with some dents and screw holes from base attachment