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    Sale 1959

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Prints And Decoys

    17 - 18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 310

    A Hollow Carved Black Duck

    JESSE BIRDSALL, BARNEGAT, NEW JERSEY, CIRCA 1910

    Price Realised  

    A Hollow Carved Black Duck
    Jesse Birdsall, Barnegat, New Jersey, circa 1910
    Body halves are joined by small dowels
    Original paint with fine detail and very minor wear, thin crack in neck
    16¼ in. long


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    For a similar decoy see Henry A. Fleckenstein Jr., New Jersey Decoys (Exton, PA, 1983), p. 28.