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Carved and Painted Sturgeon Decoys, Plus
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
American, 20th century. Two fish decoys of carved and painted wood, one embellished with tin fins and a carved mouth and gills, both having rectangular belly weights, PLUS a folk art assemblage, having a wood handle and six paddles connected by a strand of wire, each with depictions of women in bathing suits, two paddles marked winter and terminating in hollow orbs with painted facial expressions, one paddle in the shape of a fish; largest decoy lg. 19 in.

Provenance:  
From the Estate of Kenneth Erwin, Portland, Michigan


Condition:  
Some surface wear. Larger sturgeon with tiny chips near back fin. Folk art assemblage with paint loss and rust on wires.
Sold: $450.00
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