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Ben Schmidt Mallard Duck Decoys
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
American, 20th century. An assembled group of three mallard decoys, the largest attributed to Ben Schmidt (Michigan, 1884-1968), having glass eyes with painted and finely carved feather details, the remaining two examples executed in a more primitive manner with tack eyes and remnants of paint, one with a weight and metal eye hook on the underside; largest lg. 18 in.

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


Condition:  
Some surface wear and paint loss. Some age splits and chips.
Sold: $276.75
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