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Folk Art Decoys

Robert Billings

Folk Art Decoys

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Published by McGraw-Hill/Contemporary .
Written in English

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  • Nonfiction - General

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    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11314879M
    ISBN 100809248123
    ISBN 109780809248124

    Apr 1, - Explore tyfoss's board "Fish decoys" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Fish, Folk art fish and Decoy carving pins. Feb 5, - Explore kickingbullg's board "Contemporary Decoys", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Decoy carving, Carving and Shorebirds pins. Folk Art. In modern times, fish decoys have been carved and collected for their artistry. Fish decoys are now considered a form of folk art and have garnered a growing following in recent decades. Many decoy carvers have also carved items to be used in decorating—such as plaques, vases, paddles, and carvings of other animals.

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Folk Art Decoys by Robert Billings Download PDF EPUB FB2

Review. Fish decoys were an American innovation. While ducks and other birds migrated during cold weather, fish provided a source of food year-round for early immigrants and Folk Art Decoys book for sportsmen.

In summer, fish were speared from the shore or canoes; during winter months, fishers used holes cut in lake ice/5(11). Finally, a wildfowl decoy is folklore, a form of regional art: decoys mimic bird species found along our ocean coasts and up and down our inland waterways and they were created, one at a time, by Folk Art Decoys book folk artists.

Folk art created to serve as a purpose, folk art that has become history, folk art tied to geography and to /5(12). Fish decoys were originally used by Native and Early American ice fishermen to lure food fish within range of their spears.

Carved and painted to mimic the appearance and behavior of prey for pike and muskies, the hand-crafted fish decoy has become enshrined in American culture as Folk Art Decoys book treasured form of traditional folk art/5(9).

Folk art duck decoys | Etsy You searched for: folk art duck Folk Art Decoys book. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and one-of-a-kind products and gifts related to your search.

No matter what you’re looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. Carving Fish Decoys – A Traditional American Folk Art, James T. CottleRetails $, Hardbound Carving Traditional Fish Decoys, with Patterns and Instructions for 17 Projects, by Anthony Hillman, Dover Book,Retails $ You searched for: folk art decoy.

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The book is written primarily for serious decoy collectors, but anyone with an interest in folk art will find beauty and fascinating history Folk Art Decoys book its pages. It is Kroghie Andresen's fourth book on the topic of waterfowl and shorebird decoys and decoy collecting.

A highly regarded dealer, author, counselor and broker, Russ has been instrumental in the formation of some of the finest antique duck decoy and folk art collections in the country. The Goldbergers maintain a large and ever-changing inventory of vintage duck and shorebird decoys and American folk art.

Outstanding folk art Widgeon pair from Crisfield, Md. circa. Similar examples can be seen in Henry Stansbury's book titled Lloyd J. Tyler, Folk Artist, Decoy Maker (pages 9,38,67and ).

Rare and hard to find these uniquely Crisfield decoys. Sold. Highly detailed gunning Ruddy Duck, circaby Delbert "Cigar" Daisey, Chincoteague, Va. A&M Decoys & Folk Art has been supplying to new and experienced collectors across North America and we are expanding to new media outlets.

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Building quality relationships through honesty and integrity is very important to. A&M Decoys & Folk Art. 1, likes talking about this. Quality selection of contemporary and antique decoys, wildlife carvings and American folk art.

Visit our website 5/5. Folk Art Fish Decoys With Values. by Donald J. Petersen | Nov 1, out of 5 stars Hardcover $ $ Fish and Fowl Decoys of the Great Lakes (Schiffer Book for Collectors) Folk Art Decoys book Donna Tonelli | out of 5 stars 2.

Hardcover $ $ 68 $ $ FREE Shipping. Folk Art Decoys book Art, Art & Decoys. Folk Art Decoys book click image for larger view.

Super folky hooked rug with a black and white cat on a red ground with flowers, a bumblebee and small kitty foot prints around the perimeter. The expression on the cat’s face is off the charts cool. Wool on burlap.

Along the way our DFD decoys have ended up in The American Museum of Folk Art, on a limited edition print, in a governor’s mansion, in Hollywood actors' homes, in fishing decoy books, with interior designers, in art galleries, on a DVD, and now in a coffee table book.

Decoy Ducks: From Folk Art to Fine Art Hardcover – November 1, by Bob Ridges (Author)/5(12). Duck Decoy Collector's Page has members. Members feel free to post duck decoys photo's, carved, vintage, for sale or just for show.

RJG Antiques-Decoys and American Folk Art. May 6 at AM. Early Mason Premier Black Duck Decoy See our "Mason Decoys" book, p for a similar example. Available. Folk Art Fish Decoys and Wood Carvings. Welcome tohere you will find fish decoys and other wood carvings made by Milwaukee, Wisconsin native Rodney Podd.

Take a look around and if you’re interested in purchasing something a lot of items are for sale or contact me and I’d be happy to make something especially for you. Reference Books - Books for Sale.

Page 1 of 1. Click on any image for more information and additional photos. George Boyd: The Shorebird Decoy-An American Folk Art Book $30 "Finely Carved and Nicely Painted" Book $70 "Bonfire of Swans" Decoy Collecting Tales Book $55 "Making Decoys The Century Old Way" Book.

Browse current selection. Contemporary and antique duck decoys, shorebirds, songbirds, folk art and sporting art. Consign your decoy collection with us. Barber's book Wild Fowl Decoys, was the first book on decoys as collectible objects.

It was followed in by folk art dealer Adele Earnest's "The Art of the Decoy" and "American Bird Decoys" by collector Wm.

Mackey. The Hardcover of the Folk Art Fish Decoys: With Values by Donald J. Petersen at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

Folk art objects such as weathervanes, whirligigs, and decoys were used outside where they were subjected to weather, water, and sunlight. This exposure adds to their charm and produces the wonderful patina that we all want, and some wear should be expected.

Decoys as folk art. Ever since Joel Barber, the first known decoy collector, started indecoys have become increasingly viewed as an important form of North American folk art.

Barber's book Wild Fowl Decoys, was the first book on decoys as collectible objects. It was followed in by folk art dealer. This belongs on the shelf of every enthusiast of decoys, folk art, or ornithologyBrian Cullity, New England Antiques Journal.

A must-have book for all decoy enthusiasts, but also of great value and interest to sportsmen, birders, American history buffs, and folk art. Folk Art and Furniture - Other Folk Art.

Page 1 of 1. Click on any image for more information and additional photos. Large Carved Emperor Penguin Contact us for price New Mason Decoys Book.

$ Never Pay More Than the Marked Price. There are NO % buyer's premium or shipping charges. If you're someone who appreciates traditional American folk art and you want to learn to carve your own fish decoys, then this is the book for you.

Life-long fisherman and decoy-carving instructor James Cottle makes it fun and easy to get started with detailed instructions, contextual information, history lessons, and tips on tools and techniques.

Founder William James Mason (mids) and his successors would be pleased to learn that their quest for quality is still recognized in today's marketplace. The current record price--$,for a factory decoy was set by a Mason Premier wood duck drake (Fig.

1). Tyler made a great looking decoy & has become well known as a great Folk artist thanks to Henry Stansbury's outstanding book on Lloyd Tyler's decoys & artwork. His decoys have brought the respect of collectors as evidenced by the sale of his Hooded Merganser in the 6 figure range at the Guyette and Schmidt decoy sale in November Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Folk Art Fish Decoys by Donald J.

Petersen (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products!5/5(5). Fish Decoy Books. Here are some books about Fish Decoys from my personal collection. These are just a sample of what’s available on the subject of fish decoys.

They are not for sale here, Most of these are out of print books but can be found on eBay. A museum exhibit catalog, The Decoy as Folk Sculpture, by Ronald Swanson et al, while quite short, is thought stimulating.

Swanson and Julie & Michael Hall, with whom he collaborated, are among the few people who have addressed decoys from the perspective of art history.

If you aren't interested in eastern decoys, George Ross Starr's book, Decoys. which opened at the Museum of American Folk Art in New York and toured eight other museums during its two year run. Hans Janner, Sr.

/ Fish Decoys Carved, painted wood with attached metal fins and painted eyes Circa 's. We think our decoys are unique and significant art objects and experts agree.

Rainbows in the Sky, The Folk Art of Mich. in the Twentieth Century,S/C Dodge and Sharp Detroit Decoy Dynasty - The Factory Decoys of Petersen, Dodge, and Mason. NC Duck Decoy Book ArtDuckO Waterfowl Culture North Carolina Krogie Andresen.

$ Buy It Now +$ shipping. 8 watchers. Vintage Handmade Signed Wm E. Willett Wood Duck Decoy Hand Carved Folk Art Solid. $ FAST 'N FREE. or Best Offer. Guaranteed by Thu, May. Free Shipping. Watch. Older wood duck decoy. $ Buy It Now +$ Make Offer - 3 Carved Folk Art Signed KAUTZ Silhouette Shadow Mergansers Decoy Ducks Hand Carved Antique Style Turned Head Looking Curlew Shorebird Decoy $ The Decoy Trading Post has members.

Welcome to the Decoy Trading post, Buy- Sell- Trade decoys of all shapes and sizes. This site is for buying. Shop Folk Art decoys at 1stdibs, the world's largest source of Folk Art and other authentic period furniture. Global shipping available.

Joel David Barber (–) was an early 20th-century architect from New York City who is best known as an early collector and promoter of duck decoys as folk art. Barber began collecting the carved wooden decoys in after finding one, a red-breasted merganser hen, by accident near his Long Island boathouse.

In addition to collecting and exhibiting the works, Barber organized decoy. - Explore rfhand's board "Birds: Decoys & folk art carvings" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Folk art, Birds and Art pins. On you will find one of the largest selections of guaranteed quality antique decoys and vintage sporting collectable's in original condition available anywhere, including on the internet.

New updates coming as time permits. Beautiful Black Duck gunning decoy by D.W. Nichols (), Smith's Falls, Ont. Circa s. Find many pdf new & used options and get the best deals for Carving Fish Decoys: A Traditional American Folk Art by James T. Cottle (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay!

Free shipping for many products!/5(2).Growing from download pdf interest, Earnest in published The Art of the Decoy: American Bird Carving, among the first books to discuss decoys in a scholarly context.

Alongside Hamilton, Marian Willard, Burt Martinson, Albert Bullowa, and Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr., she was a founding trustee of the American Folk Art mater: Wellesley College.The ebook bird decoy is an American innovation and one of ebook foremost expressions of American folk art.

American Decoy: The Invention is a testament to America’s rich waterfowl decoy carving history and celebrates the legendary carvers that gave it shape. - Zac Zetterberg (pictured), Curator, The Center for American Decoys.