Codfish Weathervane

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1840-1858

GUSN

GUSN-2509

Description

Codfish weathervane. Carved in the round, with glass eyes. Cod painted white and gray with red gills and mouth.

Details

Descriptive Terms

weathervanes
carving (processes)
glass (material)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
fish
pine (wood)
Pine
Glass
Painted
Carved
Fish
Weathervane

Associated Building

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

Maker

Possibly Wilson Brothers (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Newburyport, MA, USA

Object Type

Meterological T&E

Dimensions

8 1/2 x 37 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.557

Places

Massachusetts (United States)