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Cock weathervane with metal rod and base mount

Provenance

First Parish Congregational Church, Newbury, Massachusetts; 2008, sold by the First Parish Congregational Church to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 17, 2008)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated anonymously and from Barbara L. and Theodore B. Alfond, Joyce and Edward Linde, and Barbara W. and Amos B. Hostetter, Jr., and by exchange from the Bequest of Barbara Boylston Bean, Gift of the Faulkner Hospital, Samuel Putnam Avery Fund, Bequest of Samuel Abbott Green, Gift of Mrs. Alice Carpenter Ireland, Gift of Mrs. Charles L. Bybee, Gift of Amy and Richard Lipton, Gift of Nancy G. Myers and Lawrence Coolidge, Gift of the legatees under the will of Ellen T. Bullard, and Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Thomas H. Weller

Weather vane

about 1772

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

Height x width: 32 x 46 in. (81.3 x 116.8 cm)

Accession Number

2008.1401

Medium or Technique

Gilt sheet copper, iron, lead, glass eyes

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Metalwork