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Fish Weathervane

1991.740 (RS20772)

Description

Fish weathervane carved from one piece of wood. Eyes and gills are incised. Three metal fins above and below. The body is painted white. The head, fin and tails are black. The eye, gill, and mouth are painted red.

Details

Maker
Parker, Alonzo (Carver)
Date
1840-1860
Location of origin
East Kingston, NH, USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
metal
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Meterological T&E
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
Codfish
codfishes
figure- and animal-derived motifs
metal
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
Possibly pine (wood)
Unidentified Metal
Weathervane
weathervanes
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
11 x 1.75 (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.740
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8527

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