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Carved and Painted Red Breasted Merganser Decoy

Auction:
2282
Lot:
143
Sold for:
$1,410$1,200

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2282
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
August 14, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Carved and Painted Red Breasted Merganser Decoy, Sam Toothacher, Brunswick, Maine, (the decoy with head crest replacement done by George Starr, age cracks on base, paint wear), ht. 7, lg. 16 in.

Provenance: George Ross Starr Collection , with collection stamp on base.

Literature: Decoy illustrated in Decoys of the Atlantic Flyway, by George Ross Starr, fig. 60.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

George Starr, Sam Toothacher, Maine, Brunswick, George Ross Starr Collection, George Ross Starr, Decoys, Duck decoy, Hunting, Mergus

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