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Carved and Painted Fish Decoys
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
American, 20th century. Two fish decoys of carved wood, one in the form of a cadillac-style pike, the other in the form of a bullhead, embellished with life-like painted details and tin and copper fins, having rectangular belly weights, the pike marked Face(?) on underside; largest lg. 7.25 in.

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


Condition:  
Some surface wear and paint loss. Pike with small chip on bottom of back fin. Bullhead with small chip on tail with a couple tiny cracks in fins.
Sold: $420.00
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