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Two Related “Dexter” Running Horse Weathervanes (SOLD)

Two Related “Dexter” Running Horse Weathervanes (SOLD)

The verdigris example with cast zinc head retains the original applied label inscribed “CUSHING & WHITE/WALTHAM, MASS./PATENT APPLIED FOR”


Dexter running horse vane 1.1  Dexter Running Horse Vane 2.1

Dexter Running 2014 Running 'Dexter' Horse Weathervane

Dexter Running 2014 Detail NyApt.3



Dimensions: Length 45", Ht. 18 1/2"
Date / Circa: c. 1870-90
Maker / Origin: Cushing & White, later L.W. Cushing & Sons, Waltham, Massachusetts
Medium: Molded copper and cast zinc with weathered verdigris surface, the other molded copper with weathered surfaces of verdigris and gilt.
Miscellaneous: Excellent condition. Provenance of verdigris vane with label: Collection of Marna Anderson

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