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A Fine Sheet and Wrought Iron Peacock Weathervane
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
Pennsylvania, 19th century. A sheet and wrought iron weathervane in the form of as peacock, with wrought iron comb and tail ornaments and strap reinforcements. Mounted on an iron pole, fitting in a newer display stand; ht. 58.5 in., w. 30 in.




Provenance:  
Ex Skinner Auctions, Americana Sale, October 29-30, 1981, Lot 239
Sold: $3,300.00
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