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Sat, Sep 17, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 1392

John T. Sharp Carving

Estimate: $800 - $1,200

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

(Ohio, born 1944)

Heron Fishing, 1979, signed on base "J. Sharp 79", carved cherry wood, 22 x 25 x 18-1/2 in.

Note: From the artist's website: "John T. Sharp is a 10-time "Best in World" winner of the Ward World Championship Wildfowl Carving Competition in Ocean City, MD. In 1996, John was presented the Master Wildlife Artist Award by the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum in Wausau, WI. His work can be found in private, corporate and public collections including: The Cleveland Museum of Natural History in Cleveland, OH; MBNA Bank; The Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum in Wausau, WI; The Genesee Country Museum in Mumford, NY; The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art in Salisbury, MD; Algonquin Gallery and Museum in Ontario, Canada; and Nature in Art, located in Gloucester, England."

Provenance: Private Collection, Winston-Salem, North Carolina


two reeds repaired, some small drying cracks