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Canvasback Duck Decoy

Auction:
2680B
Lot:
586
Sold for:
$400$325

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2680B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 27, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Canvasback Duck Decoy, unknown maker, Barnegat Bay, New Jersey area, c. 1910, slightly-turned high-held head, with delineated bill, with original lead pad weight, old worn and flaking painted surface, ht. 8 1/4, wd. 5 3/4, lg. 15 3/4 in.

Provenance: Sold at the Richard A Bourne, The Rare Collection of George Ross Starr Jr., M.D., May 2-3, 1986, Lot 382, with collection stamp and paper label on the bottom. .
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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Barnegat Bay, high-held head, George Ross Starr

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