Lot 85

Red Breasted Merganser Pair, Probably Alvin "Gunner" Meekins

Estimate: $400 - $600

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$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

(Hooper's Island, Maryland), style very similar to Meekins, possibly another carver also of Hooper's Island, swimming pair with red painted eyes, both inscribed in ink "Alvin Meekins, Hooper Island, VA (sic), 1969," both with collector's stamp probably "Levinson", hen with faint pen inscription "Alvin Meekins '69," largest 6-1/8 x 17-1/2 x 5-1/8 in.

Provenance: Private Collection, North  Carolina


paint losses, scuffs, surface grime, nail head plugs visible at crests

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Private Collection, North  Carolina