Outstanding and all original plover in spring plumage by Dr. Clarence Gardner & Newton Dexter of Little Compton, RI...raised wings and split tail with shoe button eyes...beautiful paint with minor wear...circa 1900...measuring 12"L.
Cobb Island Robin Snipe
Extremely rare and early robin snipe from Cobb Island on the Eastern Shore of Virginia circa 1880's…raised wings and carved eyes...worn to bare wood with shot scars and gunning wear…some wood rot and loss to bill which appears to be original...approximately 8”L.
Cecil Goodspeed Yellowlegs
Fantastic yellowlegs by Cecil Goodspeed of Duxbury, Massachusetts...beautiful original paint with minor wear...honest New England shorebird by the son of David Goodspeed...circa 1915...includes wooden stand...9.5"H.
Long Island Red Knot
Racy looking red knot in fall plumage from Long Island circa 1890's in running position…old professionally replaced bill...complex paint pattern reminiscent of John Dilley from Quogue on the south shore...base not included...9.5”L.
Mark McNair Whimbrel
Whimbrel with whale bone bill from this talented Craddockville, Virginia master artist...paint has been mellowed to a warm patina...raised wings and split tail compliment outstanding surface..."McNair" carved in underside...custom stand included...13”L.
Frank Finney Curlew
Curlew in the style of Charles Clark from Chincoteague, Virginia...paint has been aged to appear old...fantastic surface and patina as you would expect from the "duck doctor"...unsigned...stand not included...15”L.
Eastern Shore of Virginia Yellowlegs
Exceptional yellowlegs shorebird from the Eastern Shore of Virginia in 100% original condition with some wear and shot scars…circa 1890's...from the McCleery collection and so stamped on the underside of tail...…approximately 12”L.
Obediah Verity Peep
Extremely rare peep shorebird from this Seaford, Long Island maker in 100% original condition with wear and shot scars…wood loss to portion of original bill...raised delineated wings were his trademarks...circa 1870's…approximately 7”L.
Harry V. Shourds Yellowlegs
Outstanding yellowlegs shorebird by Harry V. Shourds from Tuckerton, NJ circa 1890…original paint with some gunning wear…exceedingly rare example of his work...approximately 10”L.
Fantastic and folky miniature dowitcher in a preening position…possibly Lloyd Sterling or Lloyd Tyler..."DOWITCHER" and dated 1963 on bottom...paint has mellowed to a warm patina...standing on wooden base...8”H.
Reg Birch Shorebird
Wonderful little peep in the Northampton County style exhibiting beautiful form...head slightly turned with inset bill, carved and raised wings…paint has been purposefully mellowed to a warm patina..."R. Birch" carved under tail...standing on wooden base...9.5”H.