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Cockrel Weathervane

1991.403 (RS80893)

Description

Wooden cockerel weathervane. Fairly slender with highly stylized intertwining (carved separately) bold crest and wattles. Carved narrow eye. Large claw feet grip a rectangular base. Carved on both sides. Traces of old black, red, and yellow paint.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1876-1899
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Meterological T&E
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
Painted
painting (coating)
Weather Vane
Weathervane
weathervanes
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
16 3/4 x 17 1/2 x 1 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.403
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2382

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