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Americana, Decorative Art & Paintings

November 16 - November 17, 2012

Lot #221
DepartmentDecoys
Sold For$20,000.00(hammer price)
 $23,600.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedNovember 17, 2012

Description

LIFE-SIZE DECORATIVE JACK SNIPE
By A. Elmer Crowell of East Harwich, Massachusetts. Glass eyes. Standing with left leg forward of right leg on a carved oval wooden base painted to simulate a rock. Rectangular stamp and signed in Crowell's handwriting on underside of base Jack Snipe A.E. Crowell Cape Cod"."

Condition

Crack to eye, Wear to the gesso at one leg joint Rub to tail.
Provenance: Dupont Family, Oyster Harbors.

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