Perry Holley Vintage Texas Folk Art Wood Carving Virginia Rail Bird Decoy & Frog
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Perry Holley Vintage Texas Folk Art Wood Carving Virginia Rail Bird Decoy & Frog:
Description: vintage carved wood bird decoy and frog figurine folk art, made and signed by master craftsman Perry B. Holley, Midland, Texas, 1979. Signed on the bottom of base, and on driftwood base.
This beautifully handcrafted figure of theVirginia Rail(Rallus limicola) waterbirdis shown with the bird on a piece of driftwood with a frog hiding in the foliage, mounted to a finished wood platform stand. Finely carved and expertly painted in fine realistic detail. The incised detail and color on these figurines is just incredible.
Dimensions, condition: 9" tall including base x 11.5" long x 4" wide. Weight 1 lb 6 oz. See size comp with 750 ml bottle. Very good vintage condition without damage or repair.
Other: Perry B. Holley (1923-1992) is a well known folk art bird carver from Midland Texas,popular for extremely fine carved and painted wood bird and decoy models. His works are found in museum collections, are highly sought after by collectors, and often bringing high prices at sale.
sale refs.; 130901783581, 140968983924.
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