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Premier Auction - Session II - March 25, 2023

Sat, Mar 25, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 958

Unusual Folk Art Zinc and Copper Hunter on Horseback Weathervane

Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000

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

probably late 19th century, the large hollow body horse form with cast zinc head, mounted with a zinc and copper figure of a hunter holding a rifle, cast zinc head, 26 x 41 in.


the hunter currently loose and detached at the waist (needs resoldering), lacking one cast zinc foot, the horse with dry scraped surface with traces of paint and verdigris, minor bending and one small tear at tail, two repaired bullet holes, some possible solder repairs, resoldering and possible restoration at horse's ears, hunter figure possibly a later addition

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Offered Sotheby's New York, January 20, 2019, Lot 1784