Lot 2049
Gilgo Family (Portsmouth Island, NC), Published Shorebirds on Driftwood
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Circa 1920s, carved and painted wood with wire bills, mounted on rod and driftwood base, published on page 72 of Shorebird Decoys of North Carolina by Kroghie Anderson and and Philip Harvey, the two curlews attributed to George Gilgo (b. 1868), flanking a peep carved by Lionel Gilgo Sr. (1915-1984).

Length 28 in.

From the Personal Collection of Mr. Kroghie Andresen, Charlotte, North Carolina

The peep formerly in the collection of Don Walston.

Original paint with wear to the bottom of one curlew.