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Six Carved and Painted WoodenWaterfowl Decoys

Auction:
2268
Lot:
52
Sold for:
$2,468$2,100

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2268
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
February 19, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Six Carved and Painted WoodenWaterfowl Decoys, America, probably early to mid-20th century, a Bluebill, a Merganser hen, probably from Virginia, with original paint, a Mason standard grade glasseye Broadbill hen, an Old Squaw with original paint, and two others, one with a note affixed to the base inscribed "277 is carved by James Look and painted by George Magnuson who ran a gunning club on West Tisbury Great Pond. Look died in 1927.," (Bluebill repainted, minor wear and cracks), ht. 5 3/4-7, lg. 11 3/4-15 1/2 in.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

James Look, Virginia, George Magnuson, Bluebill, Broadbill, Decoys, Hunting

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