Swan Weathervane

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1899

GUSN

GUSN-8520

Description

Swan roof ornament on carved base. Body whitewashed over green paint. Beak painted green. Nail and screw construction. Tack eyes.

Details

Descriptive Terms

weathervanes
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Cygnus (genus)
Carved
Painted
Pine
Swan
Weather Vane
Weathervane

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Meterological T&E

Dimensions

11 3/4 x 12 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.734

Places

Massachusetts (United States)