Weathervane

Title:
Weathervane
Date: 
1870-1900
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 x 48 3/4 x 1 in. ( 33 x 123.8 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Wooden weathervane made of board cut in shape of herald angel, a flying angel blowing trumpet; one side painted white; hole for spoke on bottom edge.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.929
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: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group