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    Sale 1959

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Prints And Decoys

    17 - 18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 342

    A Large Eskimo Curlew

    ABRAM THOMAS, LENOX ISLAND INDIAN RESERVE, PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND, CANADA, CIRCA 1900

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A Large Eskimo Curlew
    Abram Thomas, Lenox Island Indian Reserve, Prince Edward island, Canada, circa 1900
    Tack eyes, bill is splined through to the back of the head
    Original paint with very good patina, minor wear on back
    14 in. long


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    Literature

    Dale and Gary Guyette, Decoys of Maritime Canada (Exton, PA 1983), p.78.