March 26, 2022 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


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American Folk Art Molded Copper Pig Form Weathervane

late 19th century, possibly L. W. Cushing, molded copper form with patinated and painted surface, curled tail and perked ears,  19-1/4 x 35 x 4-1/2 in., set on a black laminate stand, with stand 21-3/4 x 39-1/2 x 10 in. [Folk Art Museum]

Note: A closely related pig form weathervane attributed to L. W. Cushing is illustrated in Steve Miller, The Art of the Weathervane, pg. 137.

Provenance:Property sold to benefit the American Folk Art Museum

Condition:

surface wear and scattered later paint (one side with significant paint loss), several bullet holes and other repaired holes, probable reattachment or restoration to ears, losses to laminate covering on stand

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$4,920
03/26/2022

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