JUMPING DEER Weathervane

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Another one of my husband’s beautiful folk art weathervane carvings.

Pattern taken from “Carving Early American Weathervanes” by Anthony Hillman (Dover publications).

Jumping Deer: carved from recycled oak and then stained.

Hooves: black paint.

Inside ears and under tail: white paint.

Antlers: copper sheet with verdigris solution applied for patina.

Eyes: upholstery tacks with verdigris solution applied for patina.

Measurements: 18.5 inches x 11 inches (includes antlers), 3/4 inch thickness

Enjoy!

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