Lot 7091
Ben Salter (NC, 1899-1983), Goose
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Portsmouth Island, North Carolina, circa 1920, carved and painted wood.

Length 21 in.

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

Former collection of Ted Moseley.
Former collection of Philip Harvey and collected in Stumpy Point, North Carolina.

Salter was born on Portsmouth Island and was the oldest son and second child of John Wallace Salter. He carved many decoys with his brothers Charlie and Tom. They made most of their decoy from logs that washed up on shore and made heads from any available wood.

Original paint with light gunning wear, age check in the bottom.