folk-art decoy



  • £395.00
  • €455 Euro
  • $541 US Dollar

United Kingdom

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Early 20th Century folk-art English decoy figure
We are proud to offer an early 20th Century hand carved folk-art working decoy form. Made from a naturally shaped piece of light wood, with hand carved head. Surface paint faded due to its years of use and age. With a painted letter “F” at its base with weighted lead form for balancing once placed on the water. This example is a lovely folk-art sculptural object with a great decorative look.
Size in inches: H 7” x W 17” x D 6”
Origin: England
Period: 1920 - 1930
Material: Wood
Condition: Completely solid in structure and form, Faded in areas due to natural aging. This aging extends across all the surfaces and base. Aged worm holes which have long gone, flaked painted surface but a solid object. Its exceedingly difficult to photograph all the areas in this piece, therefore we strongly suggest reviewing all the photos provided as part of this advert and propose questions where sections are unclear to avoid disappointment.



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