Rooster Weathervane of Rare Large Size


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.

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