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Carving famous antique bird decoys

Anthony Hillman

Carving famous antique bird decoys

patterns and instructions for reproducing 16 masterpieces from the Shelburne Museum

by Anthony Hillman

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Published by Shelburne Museum, Dover Publications in Shelburne, Vt, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Decoys (Hunting),
  • Wood carving -- Technique.,
  • Wood-carving -- Patterns.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Anthony Hillman ; forword by Robert Shaw.
    ContributionsShelburne Museum.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTT199.75 .H54 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[36] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2039615M
    ISBN 100486257991
    LC Control Number88016125
    OCLC/WorldCa17952381

      This bird, like a good portion of Tinkham's decoys, strive to use folk art style and traditional carving methods to create a realistic, yet sculptural, look at common waterfowl. (Jennifer Billock). Antique or vintage shorebird with carved and painted eyes and nicely carved tail. This is one of several from a large collection of duck. Bird and fish decoys, accumulated over 40 years in the New England area. He measures approx. 15" long and 8" high with dowel. Check our other auctions and keep checking back. Shipping will be $12, USA only.

    Brand new Book. Bird decoys were used for hunting in North America until the advent of hunting regulations in the early twentieth century, when decoys started to be prized and collected as masterpieces of American folk art. This handsome book is the first examination of the historic and unparalleled decoy collection at Shelburne Museum. Carving Traditional Fish Decoys Patterns Instruction Book By Anthony Hillman We are selling a book titled Carving Traditional Fish Decoys With Patterns and Instructions for 17 Projects by Anthony Hillman, published by Dover Publications Inc., New York, , soft cover, 12 1/4 inch by 9 1/4 wide, 54 pages, color photos on inside covers, black.

      There are two early decorative shorebird decoys by the famous East Harwich, Mass., carver Elmer Crowell. One, a ruddy turnstone, is valued at . The rest are also softcover- Carving Authentic Birds by HD Green() Decoy Pattern Book by Keith Bridenhagen() and Decoys by F Murphy, in a folder and one of the patterns is dated All is somewhat used condition.


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