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Weather Vanes
Weather Vanes

Weather vanes were used in seventeenth-century Boston. The direction of the wind was an indication of coming weather, important to the seafaring and farming communities. By the mid-nineteenth century, commercial weather vanes were made of metal. Many were shaped like animals. Ethan Allen, Dexter, St. Julian, are famous horses that were depicted. Today's collectors often consider weather vanes to be examples of folk art, even though they may not have been handmade. Deacon Shem Drowne was the first documented American weather vane maker who created the famous grasshopper vane on top of the Faneuil Hall in Boston. 

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 Weather VanesBannerOval Cutouts, Ball Finial, Black Paint, Iron, 37 x 15 3/4 In.2004Login / Create Account for Price
 Weather VanesBannerPierced, Scrolled, Gilt Traces, Sheet Copper, Mid 1800s, 71 1/2 In.2004Login / Create Account for Price
 Weather VanesBannerArrow, Scroll, Copper, Zinc, American, 1800s, 16 3/8 x 38 In.2005Login / Create Account for Price
 Weather VanesBannerCutout Scroll Design, Ball Shape Finial, Late 1800s, 16 1/2 x 48 In.2005Login / Create Account for Price
 Weather VanesBannerGeometric Cutouts, Flowers, Ball Finial, Late 19th Century, 24 x 32 In.2005Login / Create Account for Price
 Weather VanesBannerPierced Copper, Iron, Scrolled Foliate, Gilt, Fiske, 19th Century, 18 x 37 In.2005Login / Create Account for Price
 Weather VanesBannerWavy Edge, Sheet Iron, Painted Black, C.1841, 19 1/2 x 14 1/4 In.2005Login / Create Account for Price
 Weather VanesBannerZinc & Copper, Scroll, Tulips, J. Howard & Co., 7 3/4 x 33 3/4 In.2005Login / Create Account for Price
 Weather VanesBannerCopper, Pierced Designs, Ball Finials, 4 Applied Flowers, 29 X 30 In.2006Login / Create Account for Price
 Weather VanesBannerDirectionals, Cut Copper, Scrolls, Piercings, Scalloping, Ohio, 51 In.2006Login / Create Account for Price
 Weather VanesBannerScrolled, Cutout Bird, Directionals, Sheet Copper, Pierced 1921, 49 X 31 In.2006Login / Create Account for Price
 Weather VanesBannerArrow, Ball & Spike Finial, Verdigris Patina, Custom Stand, 41 X 23 In.2007Login / Create Account for Price
 Weather VanesBannerArrow, Fleur-de-lis, Gilt Surface, 19 X 48 In.2007Login / Create Account for Price
 Weather VanesBannerArrow, Red Paint, Gilt, Custom Stand, 101 X 70 In.2007Login / Create Account for Price
 Weather VanesBannerCircular Cutouts, Verdigris Patina, Custom Stand, 77 X 58 In.2007Login / Create Account for Price
 Weather VanesBannerSmith Cutout, Copper, On Base, 26 X 37 In.2007Login / Create Account for Price
 Weather VanesBannerWrought Iron, Pierced Compass Star, Lead Counterweight, 22 In.2007Login / Create Account for Price
 Weather VanesBanner Copper, Leafy Quatrefoil, Late 19th Century, 18 1/4 x 44 In.2008Login / Create Account for Price
 Weather VanesBanner Copper, Wood, Weathered Wooden Spire, 23 3/4 x 34 1/2 In.2008Login / Create Account for Price
 Weather VanesBanner Cutout C, Pointing Hand, Flower, Directionals, Copper, J.W. Fiske Co., N.Y., 65 In.2009Login / Create Account for Price
 Weather VanesBanner Pointing Hand Directional, Sheet Iron, Cast Bronze, Painted, 15 3/4 x 35 1/2 In.2009Login / Create Account for Price
 Weather VanesBanner Sheet Iron, Cutout, Riveted Spearheads, Painted, Stand, c.1864, 25 x 33 In.2009Login / Create Account for Price
 Weather VanesBannerDirectionals Wrought Bronze Sheet Copper Verdigris c.1905 68 x 26 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 Weather VanesBannerDragon Head Tin 1839 5 x 7 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 Weather VanesBannerLyre Arrow Copper Wood Verdigris Black 33 In. x 8 Ft. 11 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price


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