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October 27, 2013 10:00AMCalender

Red Breasted Merganser Hen Decoy

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2680B Location: Boston Date / Time: October 27, 2013 10:00AM


Red Breasted Merganser Hen Decoy, attributed to Harold A. Davis, Waquoit, Massachusetts, c. 1925, with painted eyes, old worn surface, ht. 6 1/2, wd. 5, lg. 15 in.

Provenance: Sold at Richard A. Bourne, The Rare Collection of George Ross Starr Jr., M.D., May 2-3, 1986, Lot 161.
Estimate $400-600

Worn condition, heavy even gunning wear.

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Waquoit, Harold A. Davis, Massachusetts, George Ross Starr