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    Sale 1959

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Prints And Decoys

    17 - 18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 309

    Very Rare Hollow Carved Bluebill Drake

    EUGENE BIRDSALL, LOVELAND TOWN, NEW JERESY, CIRCA 1890

    Price Realised  

    Very Rare Hollow Carved Bluebill Drake
    Eugene Birdsall, Loveland Town, New Jeresy, circa 1890
    Body halves are joined with small dowels
    Original paint with fine detail and very minor wear, thin crack in neck
    14½ in. long


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    For a similar decoy see Henry A. Fleckenstein Jr. New Jersey Decoys (Exton, PA, 1983), p. 66.

    Provenance

    Guyette and Schmidt, April 2001, lot 202