Fish Weathervane

Fish Weathervane

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Description (Brief)
Depicting a cod. Fins, gills and tail are made from a corrugated metal. There are two fins on bottom, three fins on top with serrated edges, and two side fins. Eyes, mouth, and gills are scored into metal. There is a support rod through the bottom of the fish.
Location
Currently on loan
Object Name
weathervane
Date made
1850-1900
place made
United States: New England
location where used
United States
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
paint (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 83.7 cm; x 32 15/16 in
ID Number
CL.65.0902
catalog number
65.902
accession number
256396
collector/donor number
S-80
Credit Line
The Eleanor and Mabel Van Alstyne American Folk Art Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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