Folk Art Brigantine Weathervane by Frank Adams, Martha’s Vineyard, circa 1930s

Folk Art Brigantine Weathervane by Frank Adams, Martha’s Vineyard, circa 1930s

$1,425.00

Folk Art Brigantine Weathervane by Frank Adams (1871 – 1944), West Tisbury, Martha’s Vineyard, circa 1930s, a hand built weathervane of a brigantine with square-rigged foremast and fore-and-aft-rigged mainmast, with wooden hull, characteristic cut sheet metal sails with folded fore-edges, and wire rigging.

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Folk Art Brigantine Weathervane by Frank Adams (1871 – 1944), West Tisbury, Martha’s Vineyard, circa 1930s, a hand built weathervane of a brigantine with square-rigged foremast and fore-and-aft-rigged mainmast, with wooden hull, characteristic cut sheet metal sails with folded fore-edges, and wire rigging.

The weathervane is in original nicely weathered paint and condition.

Frank Adams was a folk artist on the Vineyard best known for his duck decoys, but also for these weathervanes, ship models, miniature decoys, paperweights, and doorstops. He made these weathervanes between 1925 and 1940.

Measures: 16 in H x 24 in L x 2-1/2 in W
On Stand: 18 in H x 24 in L x 4 in Deep

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