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    Sale 1959

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Prints And Decoys

    17 - 18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 332

    A Hollow Carved Preening Blackduck

    ATTRIBUTED TO SHANG WHEELER, STRATFORD, CONNECTICUT, CIRCA 1930

    Price Realised  

    A Hollow Carved Preening Blackduck
    Attributed to Shang Wheeler, Stratford, Connecticut, circa 1930
    Detailed bill carving, very good flow from breast to neck
    Worn original paint with feather scratching on head, rusted tack eyes, small cracks in lower body and neck base
    14 in. long


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