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Rare Antique Early New England Paint Decorated Shorebird Decoy, C. 1880-1900 Nr For Sale
An exceptional early New England spotted shorebird decoy, retaining much of its original painted surface, C. 1880-1900. This shorebird has an unusual applied wing design, with some light feather carvings. The bird has some scattered shot spray, otherwise it isin excellent untouched condition with no other damage or repairs. The detail in this carving is incredible & the paint decoration is amazing. This early shorebird decoy was found on Long Island & possibly originated here or in New England.It is quite large, measuring 14" long from tail to beak, 7" tall to the top of the head, the body and tail are 9" long & the depth is just shy of 2" including the applied wings. A wonderful example of early American folk art, offered with . Please see my other sales for more great early primitives and folk art.
Payment expected within3 days of sale's end, full insurance is included in the price listed for shipping. Item will be shipped UPS ground after payment is received. The price listed for shipping does not include Hawaii or Alaska. International buyers, please contact me for a shipping quote.
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Rare Antique Early New England Paint Decorated Shorebird Decoy, C. 1880-1900 Nr: $218