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Three Carved and Painted Duck Decoys

Auction:
2468
Lot:
232
Sold for:
$474$400

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2468
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 09, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Three Carved and Painted Duck Decoys, America, early 20th century, a white-wing scoter attributed to Gus Wilson (1864-1950), South Portland, Maine, and two merganser drakes, (imperfections), ht. 6 3/4, 7 1/2, 7 1/2, lg. 15 1/2, 15 1/4, 15 3/4 in., respectively.
Estimate $300-500

scoter- bill hit with shot, gunning repaint worn to wood in a few areas, mergansers- with worn paint, age cracks on backs, 1 x 3/4 in loss on one eye, and several shallow losses on side of one,

Keywords

Gus Wilson, Maine, South Portland, worn paint, Duck decoy, Ducks, Mergus, Scoter

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