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Goddess of Liberty weather vane

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Provenance

William Putnam, Concord, NH; to Herbert Smith, Falls Church, VA; to Steven Miller, American Folk Art, New York, NY; December 1982, purchased by Frederic A. and Jean Sharf; 2008, gift of the Sharfs to the MFA. (Accession date: March 26, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

1860–80

Object Place

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Dimensions

92.7 x 73.7 x 7.6 cm (36 1/2 x 29 x 3 in.)

Accession Number

2008.46

Medium or Technique

Copper with traces of gilding

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Sculpture