Rochester Rooster Weathervane

Attributed to Rochester Iron Works, Rochester, New Hampshire

c. 1880

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.).