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Collection of Jean and Jim Barrow | May 20, 2023

Sat, May 20, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 54

George Huey Red Breasted Merganser Hen

Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

Friendship, Maine, circa 1910, flat bottom style with beveled edges, inset circular weight, carved eyes, Sotheby's sticker on base with collector's stamp, 6-1/2 x 18-3/4 x 5 in.


plug at top of head visible, retouched line at neck as made, surface dirt and accretions, chips and losses to original paint, bill with several larger paint chips, dents and wear commensurate with age and use.

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Oliver's (sticker on base); Guyette and Schmidt/Sotheby's, New York, Sale 7419, lot 22, The James M. McCleery Collection, January 22-23, 2000, $4,600, (accompanied by a copy of the page from the sale catalog); Collection of Jean and Jim Barrow