Crowell miniature blue heron brings record $31,050 at Decoys Unlimited An extremely rare miniature great blue heron made by renowned American carver A. Elmer Crowell (1862-1952) sold for a record $31,050 at a Summer Decoy Auction held July 15-16 by Decoys Unlimited, Inc.
from Long Island and an example of folk art at its best, boasting a deep, stylish body with pronounced breast and elongated paddle tail, coasted to $4,025; and a matched pair of penguins mounted as bookends by Charles H. “Charlie” Hart (1862-1960, Marblehead, Mass) hammered for $3,450.
Decoys Unlimited, Inc.’s next big sale is tentatively slated for sometime in October. Watch the website for details as fall approaches: www.decoysunlimitedinc.net. Decoys Unlimited, Inc., is always accepting quality consignments for future sales. To consign a single decoy or an entire collection, you may call them at (508) 362-2766; or, you can send them an e-mail them at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information please log on to www.decoysunlimitedinc.net.