94A: Black-Bellied Plover
George Boyd (1873-1941)
Seabrook, NH, c. 1910
An excellent example of a Boyd plover decoy in winter or non-breeding plumage.
Original paint with a very minor tail chip.
Private Collection, Connecticut
Joe Engers, ed., "The Great Book of Wildfowl Decoys," Lewes, DE, 1990, p. 68, rigmate illustrated. Jim Cullen,"Finely Carved and Nicely Painted: The Life, Art and Decoys of George H. Boyd, Seabrook,