Running Yellowlegs Elisha Burr (1839-1909) Hingham, MA, c. 1880 11 1/4 in. long
An expertly carved Massachusetts shorebird decoy by the elder member of this famous bird carving family. This plump yellowlegs was fashioned in an upright-running position with an elongated neck and Burr's signature wing and tail carving. Original paint with light gunning wear.
Provenance: Lloyd Johnson Collection K. Barry and Janet Sharpless Collection, acquired from the family of the above, 1966
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