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Asheville, NC 28802
Based in Asheville, North Carolina, Brunk Auctions has been conducting sales of fine and decorative arts for over 30 years. Auctions are held in our North Carolina sale room but attracts a global audience. Founded by Robert Brunk in 1983, the auctions became well known for their integrity and profes...Read more
Nov 16, 2023
20th century, three decoys by the same unknown maker, solid bodies with rounded bases, well carved and constructed, realistic detail especially to heads and bills, stylized but strong paint, comprising: black scoter drake, painted tack eyes, 4-1/4 x 12 x 4-1/2 in.; red breasted merganser hen, painted tack eyes, 4-1/2 x 12-3/4 x 3-3/4 in.; long tailed duck, glass eyes, 3-3/4 x 11 x 4-1/4 in.; together with a crude, mostly decorative carving, carved eyes, 5-3/4 x 14-3/4 x 5-3/4 in.
Provenance: The Important Private Collection of a Rocky Mountain Couple
all with some paint loss, chips, and dents commensurate with age and handling; decorative piece with dark, discolored lacquer over what was a brightly painted original surface
The Important Private Collection of a Rocky Mountain Couple
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