American molded gilt copper weathervane modeled as an eagle with outstretched wings poised on a ball atop a directional arrow. Mounted to a wooden cross-beamed base. Ornament makes a complete 360 degree rotation on base. Ornament – 19" H x 27" W x 27" D. Base – 3" H x 11 1/2" W x 11 1/2" D. Overall – 22" H. Late 19th/early 20th century. Provenance: Collection of Charles and Ann Wells, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: Exhibits expected oxidation and some wear; a couple of tips to arrow are bent.
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