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Carved and Painted Black Duck Decoy

Auction:
2431
Lot:
726
Sold for:
$267$225

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Carved and Painted Black Duck Decoy, probably Stratford, Connecticut, late 19th/early 20th century, with bottom board and Connecticut style pear-shaped weight on base, ht. 5 3/8, lg. 16 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500

Old small losses to tail tip, old repaint, with Connecticut style pear-shaped weight on base, possibly made by Holmes, Wheeler, or Laing.

Keywords

Connecticut, Black Duck, Stratford, Duck decoy, Folk art, United States, Woodcarving

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