A. Elmer Crowell (1862-1952)
East Harwich, MA, c. 1930
9 1/2 in. long
This plover features Elmer Crowell's best wet-on-wet blended feather paint. Retains the maker's rectangular stamp on underside of base.
Outstanding original paint with minor wear and some minimal flaking to very tip of bill and legs.
Provenance: Grant Nelson Collection
Literature: Brian Cullity, "The Songless Aviary: The World of A. E. Crowell & Son," Hyannis, MA, 1992, p. 79, plate 38, similar bird illustrated.
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