Goldeneye Hen Allen P. Stuart (1866-1942) Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA, c. 1910 15 in. long
An excellent representation of the species in a swimming posture, this Vineyard sculpture features crisp clean lines. Original paint with gunning wear, one-quarter bill tip restoration, touch-up to neck seam, and a small tail tip repair.
Literature: Copley Fine Art Auctions, LLC, “The Donal C. O'Brien, Jr. Collection of Important Sporting Art and Decoys, Sessions I -II,” Plymouth, MA, July 27, 2017, lot 51, related example illustrated.
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