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ThanksGiving Giving Thanks

November 9, 2020

The harvest is in and Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Here at West Coast Weather Vanes we reflect on the many ways the pilgrims arriving on the North American continent were received, protected, and sustained by the tribal nations established here for centuries. We would not have survived that first winter without the bounty … [ Read More ]

Le Chat Noir à La Maison

February 21, 2020

We love it when our customers send us pictures of their weather vanes once installed in the locations they were designed for. These pictures of our Cat Weathervane – Classic French Le Chat Noir are so much fun. Cats love to be on top of things, and this one looks particularly pleased, knowing how great it … [ Read More ]

Sound The Alarm! Fire Pumper Weathervane At Sotheby’s

February 10, 2020

Sotheby’s recently held an Americana themed auction titled “A New Dimension of Tradition: Important American Folk Art,” benefitting the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. The copper and zinc horse-drawn fire pumper weathervane by Cushing & White had a top bid of $437,500. We are thrilled to see this beautiful weathervane, and to know it is … [ Read More ]

Historic Weathervane Sells for $300,000.00

July 18, 2019

This is a very interesting article from The Eagle Tribune, of North Andover, Massachusetts, on the recent sale of a silhouette style copper weather vane fabricated in 1725, likely by noted weathervane artist of the era Shem Drowne. Note the beautiful weathered state of the gold gilding. In fact, it was a condition of the … [ Read More ]

6 Foot Weather Vane being installed in Martha’s Vineyard

November 2, 2017

We made a beautiful 6 foot banner weather vane for the Martha’s Vineyard Federated Church and we just received this lovely article from The Vineyard Gazette about its installation.

Our Pied Piper plays To The Four Winds, a woodwind Chamber Concert in Australia

June 2, 2016

We recently collaborated with the Orchestra Victoria in Australia on a fun project. They asked to use our Pied Piper and Bird Weathervane as the cover photo for the program of their To the Four Winds chamber music concert, showcasing the full capacities of the woodwind family, proffering a rich diversity of coulour*, styles and genres. They graciously … [ Read More ]

Praying Mantis Weathervane

September 5, 2014

We just finished up a fun weathervane for customers who recently purchased a working farm founded in 1800. They built a garden structure 12’x24′ with a 30″ cupola on top. We thought you might enjoy seeing some pictures. It is a fun spin on the 1742 classic Grasshopper Weathervane from Boston’s Faneuil Hall.