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Lot #89
DepartmentDecoys
Low Estimate$2,000.00
High Estimate$3,000.00
Last UpdatedMay 22, 2019

Description

LIFE-SIZE DECORATIVE CARVED SAW-WHET OWL BY STEVE WEAVER Forestdale, Massachusetts, 20th Century
Perched in an upright tree branch mounted to a circular wooden base embellished with carved feathers and grasses. Signed on underside of base Steve A Weaver So Sandwich MA October 1994". Height 12".
Steven A. Weaver has been carving for more than three decades. During this time, he has won top awards throughout the nation and was selected by the governor of Massachusetts to carve the state bird -- the black-capped chickadee -- for an imporant exhibition at the Ward Foundation Museum. He has also exhibited at the Duxbury Art Complex Museum, the Cahoon Museum of American Art and at the Thornton Burgess Society. Weaver is also a professional restorer of early decoys, including examples by master carvers Elmer Crowell and Joe Lincoln. Weaver is often invited to give lectures, demonstrations and workshops throughout the state and New England."

Condition

Excellent condition.

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