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Two Dogs – One Weathervane

June 29, 2022

We had an interesting project recently. A family wanted a Standing Labrador Retriever Weathervane to celebrate the Golden and Black Labs that have been such a lovely part of their lives. Because copper, when it weathers, becomes quite dark, we suggested that one side of their Labrador sculpture piece be gilded in gold, and that … [ Read More ]

Summer Time—Summer Fruit

June 8, 2022

Here at West Coast Weathervanes the summer fruit is ripening and we are enjoying it to the best of our abilities. The apricots are exceptional. The strawberries and blueberries are abundant. But it is another drought year, and we are still very cautious after being evacuated in August 2020 because of the CZU fire, so … [ 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 ]