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Modern brass sputnik inspired chandelier • UL Listed - CADENCE

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It is probably the banners which flew from medieval towers in Britain, Normandy and Germany which are the precursors to our modern weather vanes. The word "vane" actually comes from the Anglo-Saxon word "fane", meaning "flag". Originally, fabric pennants would show the archers the direction of the wind. Later, the cloth flags were replaced by metal ones, decorated with the insignia or coat of arms of the lord or nobleman, and balanced to turn in the wind. From these antecedents come the…

Circa 1900 Rare Wooden Whale Weathervane

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Weather Vanes Artist:Hananiah Harari (American, Rochester, New York 1912–2000 Hawthorne, New York) Date:1940 Medium:Oil on canvas Dimensions:13 1/8 x 10 1/8 in. (33.3 x 25.7 cm) Classification:Paintings

Anonymous | Rooster Weathervane, New York State

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