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Pennsylvania carved and polychrome decorated rooster by the Deco-Tex Carver, inscribed on the bottom Frank LaRue Smith made by E. LaRue my grandfather over 100 years ago, the rooster with red and black wings, red tail feathers, a green body and a black head, with a tin patinated comb and wattles on a stepped red and green pedestal, 11 1/2'' h. For further information, see Machmer Just for Nice, pg. 37 and 64. Provenance: Estate Auction in New Jersey.


Minor loss to paint on comb and waddles. Overall excellent condition.

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1: Pennsylvania carved and polychrome decorated roo

Estimate $15,000 - $25,000May 5, 2012
Downingtown, PA, USA