Weathervane fragment

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1880

GUSN

GUSN-23206

Description

Fragment of a weathervane. Consists of iron shaft w/ a slight point at tip and a bottom that fans out into 4 separate pieces. A wooden ball fixed through shaft roughly 1/2 way down. 4 spikes radiating from shaft, each w/ an iron letter at end, indicating a direction.

Details

Descriptive Terms

weathervanes
fragments
iron (metal)
wood (plant material)
Gauge, Wind
Weathervane
Iron
Weathervane

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

59 1/2 x 32 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2947