Weathervanes, Whirligigs & Signs

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    AS-0002Painted tin "crescent moon shape" shop sign; "TREBLE COVE SERVICE STA".  American, Mid-Century.

Size: 18" H x 35 182" W

  AS-0017Victorian Brass Hat shop sign. English.

Size: 7" H x 14" W

   AS-0024A large painted (both sides) wooden shop sign in the form of a medal.  French c. 1880.

Size:  55" H x 23" W 


William the Conquer, doubled-sided painted inn sign. English c. 1840.

Size:  44" H x 31" W 

    " Tramp House " ~ carved and painted trade / shop sign.  American, Mid-Century.

Size: 6" H x 15" L

   AS-0034Pair of painted wooden trade shop signs: Building Contractors and Registered Plumbers. English, Early 1900's.

Size:  6 1/2" H x 25 3/4" L


A painted tin and iron Blacksmith shop sign inserted into a later wooden base (done for display).  German, Late 19th Century.

Size:  19" H x 19 1/2" W 

     AS-0071Rustic painted copper sheet and wrought iron hanging inn / pub sign. English c. 1860.

Size: 32" H x 24" W

     Carved and painted "North End Dairy A. Birt Chandlers Ford" Sign. English c. 1860.

Size: 5 1/2" H x 24" L

    AS-0090Carved & painted wood "Fresh Eggs" trade sign. American, Mid-1900's.

Size: 10 1/2" H x 22" W x 1 1/4" D

  AS-0118Copper cockerel weathervane with nice patina (on later stand). French c. 1820.

Size: 21 1/4" H x 19" W

 AS-0132Dragon / griffin shaped zinc vane / figural finial. French c, 1870.

Size: Dragon (24" H x 24" L x 4 1/2" D). Pole (41" L )

    American Moon and Stars tin sculpture / weathervane. c.1900.

Size: 17" H x 21" W (vane only)

   AS -0142Amusing figure of a rabbit painted on cut sheet iron. American, Early 1900's.

Size: 22" H x 22 1/2" L

     AS-0149"Davis Floral Co" shop sign DOUBLE-SIDED. American, Early 20th Century.

Size: 15 1/2" H X 57" L

     AS-0150Cast iron sign "Lunt St" possibly from Byfield MA. American, Late 19th Century.
Size: 3" H x 14" L
    AS-0152Painted small wood shop sign ~ Residential Hotel. English c. 1880.

Size: 17"  H x 24" W x 3" D

   AS-0165Small horse weathervane (aluminum) with some bullet holes. American, Mid-Century.

Size: 8" H x 19" L (w/stand 12" H)

    AS-0167American fire mark with the initials FA painted aluminum. American, Mid-Century,
Size: 10 1/2" H x 6 3/4" W
   AS-0168American painted Aluminum fire mark of four clasped hands and "No 906". American, Mid-Century.
Size: 11" H x 7 1/2" W
 Diminutive iron MERMAID weathervane with directional's and great surface. American c. 1910.

Size: Overall Height = 41" H Diameter - 17" D Mermaid only = 10" H x 16" L

     Gilded wooden letter " P ". American, Early 1900's.

Size: 12 1/2" H x 10" W


Copper galloping horse weathervane with great surface & patina. English, Early 1900's.

Size: 17" H x 31" L

    Wooden Whale Weather Vane with traces of old paint ~ Discovered on Nantucket, Massachusetts. American, Early 20th Century.

Size: 4" H x 17" L (Whale Only), 9 1/2" H (Overall height with stand)

      Click here to see a larger picture of the painted wood arrow Weathervane

Painted wood arrow weathervane with great surface on later base. American, 19th Century

Size: 35" H x 41 1/2" L


"Friendship" sign on wooden board possibly cradle footboard with stamped on back with "A. G. Fisher". American, Early 1900's.

Size: 10 3/4" H x 14 1/2" W x 3/4" D

    Painted & cut wood double-sided tribute to "Time Supply" American thoroughbred race horse.
American c. 1930. Size: 15 1/8 " H x 25" L x 4" D
  FA-0285Bicycle rider ~ unusual figural whirligig ~ the propellers activate a man riding a bicycle. American, Early 20th Century.

Size: 22 1/2" H x 20" L

 Black Americana figural whirligig of a man dancing (jigger) to the accompaniment of a stomping leg & strumming banjo player.  American, Early 20th Century.

Size: 17" H x 19" L x 10" W

 FA-0287Indian in a Canoe Whirligig ~ American, early 20th Century. The man with paddle arms wearing a headdress also with glass eye & old surface.

Size: 12" H x 31" L

   Carved & painted small Indian whirligig with paddles sitting inside a canoe. American, Early 1900's.

Size: 13 1/4" H x 12" L

    Double-sided shapely panel carved & painted with birds & leaves, carved and painted swags and a central star etched mirror. American, Early 1900's.

Size: 25" H x 18" W

    FA-0374Unusual naive carved & painted Whirligig with metal arms / hands propellers.

Size: 8" H

  An interesting whirligig of a black man with paddles shaped and colored as watermelon wedges (found in Mississippi). American, 1930's

Size: 20" H (arms extended 28" H)

   Carved & painted figure of an African American gentleman whirligig. Late 19th Century.

Size: 21" H x 6 1/4" W

    FO-0224Rare townscape reverse glass mirror. American c. 1815

Size: 20 1/2" H x 11 1/8" W x 1" D

     PO-0045Beer Advertising (HB) Sign, "Staatl-Hofbräuhaus - Munchen" (signed ~ Ottler Munchen)/ German c. 1920.

~ Royal Brewery in Munich, Germany. The "Hof" (court) comes from the brewery's history as a royal brewery in the Kingdom of Bavaria.

Size: 16" H x 12" W

   PO-0109Rare child's carousel figure carved & painted as a fish with a human mask on top. Spanish or French c. 1920's.

Size: 15" H x 36" L x 7" D




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