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Fall Americana Auction

November 16 - November 18, 2017

Lot #534
DepartmentDecoys
Sold For$12,000.00(hammer price)
 $14,400.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedNovember 18, 2017

Description

MITCHEL LAFRANCE MALLARD HEN DECOY New Orleans, Early 20th Century
Glass eyes. Bill with thin crack. Carved wing detail. Original paint with gunning wear. Painted on underside Personal Decoy of John LeTellier Used at Raphael ... Mouth of Mississippi River Jeanfreau ...", with Hannemann brand and circular red sticker monogrammed in pen "KHN". Length 20".
Provenance:
Jimmy Hannemann Collection, New Orleans.
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