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    Sale 1959

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Prints And Decoys

    17 - 18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 336

    A WHITE WING SCOTER

    GUS WILSON, SOUTH PORTLAND MAINE, FIRST QUARTER 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A WHITE WING SCOTER
    Gus Wilson, South Portland Maine, First Quarter 20th Century
    Carved in his Monhegan Island style, inlet head, carved eyes and relief carved wings
    Original paint with very minor wear on most of the decoy, small moderately worn area on one side, a few small cracks in one side
    15¼ in. long


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    For similar examples, see Shirley and John Delph. New England Decoys (Exton, PA, 1981), p. 29.