Fish Weathervane

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-8527

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

Descriptive Terms

weathervanes
metal
carving (processes)
pine (wood)
painting (coating)
Weathervane

Associated Building

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

Maker

Parker, Alonzo (Carver)

Location of Origin

East Kingston, NH, USA

Dimensions

11 x 1 3/4 (WxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.740

Places

New Hampshire (United States)