Goldeneye Hen Decoy, George Huey, Friendship, Maine, early 20th century, with incised eyes and bill, old possibly original surface, incised signature "G.R. Huey" and bird motif maker's mark, and with inset round weight on the bottom, losses, paint loss), ht. 6 1/4, wd. 5, lg. 15 1/4 in.
Provenance: Sold at Richard A. Bourne, The Rare Collection of George Ross Starr Jr., M.D., May 2-3, 1986, Lot 243.
1/2 in. sliver of loss on one side of bill, 1/4 x 1/2 in. sliver of loss on upper neck, couple chips on tail tip, paint crazing and flaking with scattered paint loss over figure, couple abrasions on neck and body.
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