Rare Running Greater Yellowlegs Shorebird Decoy
A. Elmer Crowell, E. Harwich, MA, Ca. 1930

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Silhouette style carving with pronounced split tail. Exhibits Crowell's finest original paint. Hairline bill crack has been glued; bill is original. Much like Crowell's full-bodied runners with more elaborate carving and paint.

Signed by Crowell in ink on its base.

Purchased directly from Elmer Crowell by the family we acquired it from.

See Adele Earnest's "Art of the Decoy" book, pages 170-171 and plate 49 for identical examples.

14" long.

ITEM # 20047