Lot 2179
Ronnie Wade (NC, b. 1943), Swan
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Knotts Island, North Carolina, circa 1990, painted canvas over wire construction, tack eyes, signed

Length 31.5 in.

Private Collection, Virginia

Ronnie spent his life on Knotts Island as a waterman, with the exception of four years spend serving in the Marines. His knowledge and appreciation for carving came from the local craftsmen, who mentored Ronnie and became life long friends. In his golden years, Ronnie served as a guide at the Swan Island Club. Ronnie Wade and his work are North Carolina treasures.

Original paint with no signs of use.