Rooster weather vane

about 1880–90
Attributed to L. W. Cushing & Sons (active 1867–1933)


Object Place: Waltham, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall (bird only): 66 x 71.1 x 15.2 cm (26 x 28 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

68.294

Medium or Technique

Copper, gilding

On View

Joyce and Edward Linde Gallery (Gallery 237)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Sculpture

See L. W. Cushing & Sons catalogue (1883), p. 14. See also 1978.387a-b (possibly the mold for this piece).

Provenance

From the old Tenney house in Hollis, New Hampshire; purchased from Mr. and Mrs. Ralph J. Hardy in 1968.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund