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    Sale 1959

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Prints And Decoys

    17 - 18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 301

    A VERY RARE PAIR OF THREE-QUARTER SIZE FLYING CANVASBACKS

    JOHN GLEN, ROCK HALL, MARYLAND, CIRCA 1920

    Price Realised  

    A VERY RARE PAIR OF THREE-QUARTER SIZE FLYING CANVASBACKS
    John Glen, Rock Hall, Maryland, circa 1920
    Both mounted on original wood bases
    Original paint with very minor wear and good patina, structurally very good
    15½ in. long


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    These rare three-quarter size canvasbacks are one of three pairs known in original paint. They were previously featured on the mantle of the Cedar Point Gun Club, Rock Hall, Maryland.

    Provenance

    Cedar Point Gun Club, Rock Hall, Maryland