ATTRIBUTED TO W. H. MULLINS COMPANY
Salem, Ohio, circa 1880
Discovered in Ohio many years ago, This is perhaps the finest known example of an American rooster weathervane, of a dynamic large scale and attributed to W. H. Mullins of Salem, Ohio, circa 1880. Characteristic of this maker is the rare fully three- dimensional form, all Hollow molded copper construction with no cast parts, extraordinary attention to detailing and highly sculptural form. It survives in wonderful condition and a stunning original verdigris patina. 40 1/2 x 29 x 8 inches.
For perspective, the ball he is perched on is the size of a soccer ball.