Lot 390: WEATHERVANE.Platinum House
September 1, 2012
Delaware, OH, USALive Auction
American, late 19th century, copper. Similar to one by L.W. Cushing, Waltham Massachusetts. Full-bodied leaping stag. Small size with good form and detail. Verdigris patina with worn gilt. 27"h., 30"l., on modern base.
From a private Philadelphia collection.
Weathered patina with traces of original gilt and some over gilding. Darker area to gilding on inside rear leg appears to be just a discoloration. No visible signs of repair of re-soldering.
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