Summer Decoy & Sporting Auction
Very Early Long Island Curlew
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
The maker of this decoy is unknown but it was certainly made for use in Long Island prior to 1900. It is in the feeding position.
From the Personal Collection of Mr. Kroghie Andresen, Charlotte, North Carolina
Purchased from Russ Goldberger on November 10, 2005 via an estate on Long Island.
Old gunning paint; crack in bill; lightly hit by shot.