Carved and Painted Shorebird Decoy

Finely carved and painted shorebird decoy from the northeastern U.S., possibly Massachusetts, circa early 20th Century.   Great scratch-painting.  Shoebutton eyes.  Very tiny and virtually undetectable professional restoration to very tip of bill, which had been slightly blunted from use. Carver unknown. Apprx. 9" L x 5" H from top of head to breast.  (BZ-14)
 
$365
 
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Carved and Painted Shorebird Decoy

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