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Codfish Weathervane

Description

Codfish weathervane carved from a flat piece of pine. Open mouth, notched tail, and top fins are carved out. Eyes and gills painted. Surface mottled on both sides in different conbinations of red, yellow and green paint. Evidence of hand whittling on edges.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1950
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Meterological T&E
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Fish
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Weather Vane
Weathervane
weathervanes
Dimensions
25 x 6 1/2 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.683
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2555

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