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Outstanding Folk Art Rooster and Hen Pair of approximately Half-Sized in Scale by the Well Known Virginia Folk Artist and Decoy Carver Frank Finney, circa 1990s. This Pair Represents both a Fine Folk Art Style with Incredibly Detailed Carving, including Hollowed Out Tails, and a Wonderful Blend of Paints with an Antique Element which Accents Each Bird. The Rooster offers a Bold Look in its Full Display and Call; whereas, the Hen presents a More Demure Look, complementing the Rooster. Both pieces are approximately 8” in length, 3” in width, and the Rooster 8 ½” in height, the Hen 6 ½”.  Both are Marked on the Bottom with the Finney Calligraphy Style “F”. An Outstanding Folk Art Pair in Excellent Condition.

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Price $2700 plus shipping

 

Exceptional Miniature Hissing Goose by Frank J. Adamo, Pocasset, Massachusetts, circa 2000. Frank is one of the Finest Artist/Carvers on Cape Cod, who most unfortunately is no longer able to carve but is still an Exceptional Wildlife Artist. Raven’s Way is offering a final few of Frank’s Miniature Carvings and we hope you appreciate their quality. This Hissing Goose is a Classic Carving, emphasizing the Out Stretched Neck, the Clear Bead Eyes, the Open Mouth, and the Raised Wings of a Goose probably protecting a nest or driving off another male. Adding to this True-to-Life Form is a Meticulous Paint Pattern of Finely Blended Coloration, a Blending which gives reality to the quest for “birds in wood”. The Goose measures 8” in length, 2 ½” in width, and 3 ½” in height. On the Bottom of the Base, the species “Hissing Goose” is identified and the Artist’s Signature “FJAdamo” is written. Truly an Exception Miniature by Frank J. Adamo.

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Rare & Early Pair of Miniature White-Winged Scoters by Marty Collins, Bridgewater, Massachusetts, circa 1998. Marty Collins is Know as One of the Finished Contemporary Carvers in New England. His work is extremely wide ranging from Rigs of Gunning Decoys and Individual Mantle Piece Decoys to Various Styles of Miniature Decoys. This particular pair of scoters display the Fine Degree of Detail in his Carving and the Subtle Paint Patterns Reflected in Actual Scoters. Unfortunately, photographs fail to exhibit the quality of his work in hand. Marty notes on the Bottom the “Hen” & “Drake’ and write “Martin D. Collins / Decoy Maker / White Wing Scoter / #1 Pair / 1998”. Each bird is approximately 3” in length and 1 ¼” in width; the total presentation is 4 ½” in length and 2 ¾” in height. The Scoters remain in Excellent Original Condition.

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Price $750 plus shipping

 

Terrific Half-Sized Folk Art Snowy Owl by R. Gustave Jansson (1889 – 1970), Cummaquid (Barnstable), Massachusetts, circa 1940s – 1950s. Jansson’s wife, Ruth E. Jansson (1890 – 1987), worked together with Gustave in Carving and Painting their Carvings. The Base is Branded “R. G. Jansson / Cape Cod” set in a rectangle on the Bottom. This Owl is All Original with a Strong Folk Art Element and displays Detailed Split Tail Raised Wing Carving, Old Glass Eyes, and a Subtle Paint Pattern. The Owl measures 8” in height and 3 ¼” in width; mounted on an Old Piece of Wood, it is 11 ½” in height. A Unique Item for the Decoy or Folk Art Collector.

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