Miniature Goldeneye Drake A. Elmer Crowell (1862-1952) East Harwich, MA, c. 1910 4 1/2 in. long
A very early miniature with the circular ink stamp. This carving was part of an Osterville, Massachusetts, collection of Crowell's earliest miniature bird carvings. Original paint with minor wear and repair to bill.
Provenance: Donald M. Greenwood Collection
Literature: Brian Cullity, "The Songless Aviary," Hyannis, MA, 1992, p. 53, fig. 55, stamp partially illustrated.
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