Lot 142: Important feeding curlew, Elmer Crowell, East Harwich, Massachusetts.
August 1, 2013
Portsmouth, NH, USALive Auction
Description: Important feeding curlew, Elmer Crowell, East Harwich, Massachusetts. Crowell's oval brand is in the underside. It also has a paper label that reads "jack curlew" and is signed by Charles Ashley Hardy. Approximately 16 1/2" long. Exceptional form and paint detail. Mottled paint on base. Carved primaries.
Condition Report: Very good and original; paint touch up on one toe and part of each thigh.
Provenance: Rowland collection. This carving was a gift from Elmer Crowell to Charles Hardy