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OUTSTANDING CARVED AND PAINTED FOLK ART OWL DECOY. This fantastic carving shows a whitish owl with black feather highlights perched atop a small wood base. Inset carved eyes are painted gold and black. Fine sculpted beak, feet, ears, and tail feathers. Mounted with a brass fitting which fits onto a dowel placed in a round block. A wonderful piece of folk art. Provenance: This piece was sold at the first cataloged James D. Julia Decoy auctions in the early 1980’s. It was picked out of an barn in Cumberland, ME and has been in a private collection since. SIZE: 16″ h CONDITION: One ear has been repaired, minor chips to tail feathers. 9-92262 (4,000-5,000)

Auction: Fine Art, Antiques & Asian - Samoset 2002
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