EARLY, RARE & UNTOUCHED STEEPLE-CHASE HORSE JUMPING OVER THE GATE WEATHERVANE.
Made by A.L. Jewell Co. 1860-1865. This is one of the most desirable of Jewell forms, this one being in superb, untouched condition and including its original gate (which is almost never seen). The form depicts Jewell’s iconic horse in full stride leaping over a five-slat gate. Retaining original verdigris surface with traces of original gilt. An iconic image. SIZE: An impressive 32-1/2″ h overall x 36″ l. PROVENANCE: New York State Collection. CONDITION: Untouched, original condition. Structurally all original including its original gate, one of few examples known to retain its original gate. One small mane point resoldered, minor BB dings on one side. 49870-1 (60,000-90,000) – Lot 2091
Auction: Fine Art, Asian & Antiques - Winter 2016
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