Cockrel Weathervane

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1876-1899

GUSN

GUSN-2382

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

Descriptive Terms

weathervanes
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
weathervanes
Wood
Painted
Carved
Weather Vane
Weathervane

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Meterological T&E

Dimensions

16 3/4 x 17 1/2 x 1 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.403

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