Reaching Curlew Mark S. McNair (b. 1950) Craddockville, VA, c. 1975 17 3/4 in. long
This exemplary curlew showcases the maker's very best early work. Signed with an incised "McNair" on the underside of the body. Original paint with minor wear.
Provenance: The Barrie and Bernice Stavis Collection Private Collection, by descent in the family
Literature: Henry A. Fleckenstein, Jr., "Shore Bird Decoys," Exton, PA, 1980, color plate LXXVIII, related example illustrated.
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