WINDMILL WEIGHT- ELGIN WIND POWER AND PUMP ca:1890

The windmill weight has been recognized by the Museum of American Folk Art as a major art form since the second half of the 20th century. The windmill was an indispensable part of American rural life from the1850's to the 1930's. A wonderful reference book is Windmill Weights by Milt Simpson where he discusses this windmill weight as well as many others. This particular windmill weight, weighs 43 lbs. and measures 15 1/4"H x 16 1/2"L x 3 1/2"D. It is in outstanding original condition and has never been painted. As with all our pieces, a lay-away plan is available. (DOETE)
List Price: $1400
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