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Two Oscar Peterson Carved and Painted Wood Fish Decoys

Auction:
2056
Lot:
1534
Sold for:
$1,955$1,700

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Auction:
Sale #2056 - 2056
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
February 25, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Two Oscar Peterson Carved and Painted Wood Fish Decoys, America, 20th century, polychrome painted brown trout and pike with metal mounted details, with stands, (minor losses), lg. 7 3/4 and 9 in., respectively. N.B. The brown trout belongs to period IV or V, and the pike to period III or IV, of Peterson's work. Provenance: Aarne Anton/American Primitive Gallery. Literature: Ronald J. Fritz, MICHIGAN'S MASTER CARVER, (Wisconsin, 1987) and Art, Brad and Scott Kimball, THE FISH DECOY, (Wisconsin, 1986).
Estimate $2,500-3,000

Keywords

Oscar Peterson Carved, Painted Wood Fish Decoys, American Primitive Gallery, Wisconsin, Ronald J. Fritz, Scott Kimball, Brad Kimball, Decoys, Hunting, Salmonidae, Trout