antique iron rooster weathervane
Attributed to Rochester Iron Works, Rochester, New Hampshire
Cast and sheet iron with an early yellow painted finish and retaining the original ball
Overall Ht. on stand 43”, W. 33 ½”
Exceptional form and condition.
Provenance: Ben Midwoff; Olde Hope Antiques, Inc.; Meryl and Jay Weiss; Private Collection
Literature: Margonelli, “An Old-Fashioned Christmas,” Country Living (December 1993), p. 83 (illus.).