Antique American whirligigs
See ancient swirling devices that date back to the late 1800s and early 1900s. Expressions in Innocence and Eloquence features antique American whirligigs created to generate wind and decorate homes. Contributors to the book recognize the historical, economic, and social significance of these cage-like devices and analyze daily uses and customs appropriate from the culture in which they derived. Collectors across the world have admired the Jane Katcher Collection of Americana for the vivid images presented of unique antiques, but also for the accurate research and genealogy of the items included in the book and upon JaneKatchercollection.com. From folk art, portraits and paintings to antique American weathervanes and whirligig devices, the collection will enthrall, educate and delight enthusiasts of antiques of any age.
Antique American weathervanes
Each contributor to Expressions of Innocence and Eloquence has fully analyzed a chosen period or antiqued item. Many of the historical pieces, such as antique American weathervanes, were created to serve daily economic purposes. The weathervane provided wind direction for early settlers. Beautifully crafted to meet a decorative purpose, these antiqued items typically had ornamental pointers, making each acquired item collectable. Browse through elaborate photos of these antiques among the catalog accompanying Expressions of Innocence and Eloquence or view new additions to the collection throughout JaneKatchercollection.com. Specializing in Americana objects created from the mid eighteenth to the mid nineteenth centuries, most of the creations hail from New England, New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. Authentic antique American whirligigs, furniture, portraits and more are compiled within the Jane Katcher Collection.