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Lot 536: Rare curlew, Obediah Verity, Seaford, Long Island, New York, circa 1870s.Platinum House
April 25, 2014
St. Charles, IL, USALive Auction
Description: Rare curlew, Obediah Verity, Seaford, Long Island, New York, circa 1870s. Carved eyes and relief wing carving. Wide beetle head style. Quite large, over 15" long.
Condition Report: Original paint with minor wear, mostly on back; shallow crack on one side; bill is a professional replacement.
Literature: "The Decoys of Long Island," p. 63