Rare Early Wood Pigeon Decoy
Rare Early Wood Pigeon Decoy

Rare Early Wood Pigeon Decoy

c. 1880 English

Offered by Robert Young Antiques

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With Unusually Pronounced Red Breast
Hand Carved and Painted Wood with Glass Eyes
A particularly fine and individual hand carved and painted working decoy. This example has a bright “pigeon red” colouring to its puffed out chest and delightful primitive neck markings. It retains the original glass eyes and has a wonderfully elegant primitive form. It is in original condition throughout, retaining the original beak/bill and great untouched painted surface, a really fine and unique example.
Height 13.00 inch (33.02 cm)
Width 12.00 inch (30.48 cm)
Depth 3.25 inch (8.25 cm)
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Robert Young Antiques
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