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Exceptional Carved and Painted Folk Art Owl Decoy
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
American. A primitive owl decoy with a carved wood beak and ears, having round white glass eyes with dimpled-metal surrounds and hook-shaped talons of forged steel, painted with black and grey stripes against a brown ground, mounted on a removable wooden tree branch; ht. 19.5 in. (without stand).

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


Condition:  
Some surface wear and paint loss. Some age splits and losses.
Sold: $390.00
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