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‘Goddess of Liberty’ Weathervane (SOLD)

‘Goddess of Liberty’ Weathervane (SOLD)

Our Lady Liberty proudly rises her newly restored flag….

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Before photograph: Liberty weathervane without restored flag.

 

~ ITEM DETAILS ~

Dimensions: Ht. 35 ½"
Date / Circa: Patented: September 12, 1865
Maker / Origin: Att. to Cushing & White Waltham, MA
Medium: Molded Copper and cast zinc with a weathered surface of verdigris and traces of old paint and gilt.
Miscellaneous: Provenance: William and Frederica Kaven, Ithica, NY; The Westervelt Company Literature: For a closely related example with an original label, American Expressions of Liberty, p. 33; "Important American Folk Art from the Collection of the late Bernard M. Barenholtz," Sotheby's, New York, January 1990, Lot 1725.

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