Exceptional 19th-Century Black Hawk Horse Weathervane and Antique Burl Elm Bowl Come to AuctionAug 02, 2023 10:00 EDT
Highlighted in this upcoming French House Country Americana Auction, presented by W. A. Smith, is a 19th-century black hawk horse weathervane. Weathervanes have helped many civilizations predict weather changes. This exceptional piece stands on a custom-made iron stand. It features good original verdigris, original directions, and a gilt surface. The auction house tracks its provenance back to Austen T. Foster Farm, Derby Line, VT.
A fine burl elm large bowl dating back to the 18th century is also showcased in this auction. The bowl measures seven inches by 20.5 inches. According to the lot notes, the bowl is in good condition overall. A pair of oil on wood panels featuring two sisters’ portraits is highlighted as well. The sisters are seen in blue-green and yellow dresses. The panel comes with period mahogany frames. Other noteworthy items include a 1791 John Hancock signed document, an antique C. W. Parker carousel horse, an 18th-century blue-painted three-drawer blanket chest, and more. Visit W. A. Smith to find more information on the French House Country Americana sale and to register to bid.
Lot Categories:Fine Art, Collectibles, Decorative Arts, Furniture (402)
# of Lots:402
Price Range:$50- $6,000
Interesting lots include:
|Item Image||Item Name||Estimate|
|Exceptional 19th C. Black Hawk Horse Weathervane.|| Estimate: |
|Fine 18th C. Large Burl Bowl.|| Estimate: |
|18th C. Blue Painted Three Drawer Blanket Chest|| Estimate: |
|Two 19th C. American School Portrait Paintings|| Estimate: |
|Early 19th C. Painted Blanket Chest, Dated 1823|| Estimate: |