11-07-2004 11-07-2004
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2255 Boston
November 7, 2004 11:00AMCalender
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Carved Kingfisher with Perch

$17,625$15,000
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2255 Location: Boston Date / Time: November 07, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

Carved Kingfisher with Perch, A. Elmer Crowell, (1862-1952), East Harwich, Massachusetts, life-size ornamental figure with inset glass eyes, mounted on a carved rock formation, the base marked with impressed rectangular stamp, (minor losses to one foot), ht. 5 7/8 in.

Literature: A similar example is illustrated in The Songless Aviary: The World of A.E. Crowell & Son, by Brian Cullity, published by the Trustees of Heritage Plantation of Sandwich, 1992, p. 86.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Keywords

A. Elmer Crowell, East Harwich, Massachusetts, Songless Aviary, The Songless Aviary, Brian Cullity, Carousels, Harwich, Harwich, Massachusetts