A Rare Mechanical Black-Bellied Plover Decoy



A Rare Mechanical Black-Bellied Plover Decoy by Nathaniel Wales & Snow, Boston, MA, circa 1868. Based on the Wales patent of 1868, the wings are fabricated from cardboard and canvas and a cord weaves through the wood carved body. Stamped “WALES & SNOW PATENT.”


Provenance: Stephen O’Brien Jr. Fine Arts, Peter Brams Collection


HIGH RESOLUTION IMAGES AVAILABLE.


Condition: Excellent.

 

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Dealer STEVEN S. POWERS
Date: Circa: 1868
Origin Boston, MA
Artist/Maker Nathaniel Wales & Snow
Measurements 11 3/4" (l) x 8" (w) x 5" (h)
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Website http://stevenspowers.com
Price $4,800.00
Contact Steve Powers, 917-518-0809 or  steve@stevenspowers.com

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