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Fish Decoy and a Mechanical Fish Toy

Auction:
2538B
Lot:
406
Sold for:
$652$550

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2538B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 06, 2011 11:00AM

Description:

Fish Decoy and a Mechanical Fish Toy, America, 20th century, a carved and painted wooden fish decoy, weighted, with applied painted tin fins; and a painted tin mechanical fish toy with glass eyes, the key-wind mechanism projects the fish forward, its mouth opens, fins wave, and tail thrashes, (paint loss), ht. 3 1/4, 3, lg. 12 1/8, 17 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

Fish, Fisheries, Ichthyology, Tin, Wooden fish

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