Rooster Weathervane

Rooster Weathervane
Title
Rooster Weathervane
Date 
1850-1880
Medium 
Wood, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 39 x 19 x 1 in. ( 99.1 x 48.3 x 2.5 cm )
Description 
Wooden rooster weathervane cut as a silhouette with details lightly carved on the head; a metal rod runs through body, secured by bolt and brackets screwed into the top and base of the body.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.1157
Gallery Label 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Provenance 
Purchased from Katherine Willis, April 1925; The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group