Hawkfield Gallery : Decoys and Decoratives

Wick Aherns, Right Whale Plaque - Wick Aherns, Weston Vermont. Bass Wood Right Whale Plaque. Signed front lower right. Hand painted- antiqued finish. Aherns studied at the Vesper George School of Art and the San Francisco . Art Institute. He was mentored by his Vermont neighbor, whale carver Clark Voorhees. Aherns' whale sculptures are found in several whaling and maritime museums, and in corporate and private collections from coast to coast.

 

Wick Aherns, Humpback Whale Plaque - Wick Aherns, Weston Vermont. Bass Wood Humpback Whale Plaque. Signed front lower right. Hand painted- antiqued finish. Aherns studied at the Vesper George School of Art and the San Francisco . Art Institute. He was mentored by his Vermont neighbor, whale carver Clark Voorhees. Aherns' whale sculptures are found in several whaling and maritime museums, and in corporate and private collections from coast to coast.

 

  1. Elmer Crowell Oriole - East Harwich, MA 1862-1952 Miniature Oriole C. 1930. Bottom has Crowell"s rectangular stamp and species identification. Condition Good original condition. Chip to beak tip. Height 2.25" (bottom base to top of head), Length 2.25".
  2. Elmer Crowell Chickadee - East Harwich, MA 1862-1952 Miniature Chickadee C. 1930. Bottom has Crowell"s rectangular stamp. Condition Very Good original condition. Minimal touch-up to top of beak. Height form bottom of base 1.75" Length 2.25".

 

Jess Blackstone Bluebird - New Hampshire 1909-1988. .Miniature Bluebird Circa 1950. Signed on bottom with JB signature symbol, species identified, numbered 75. Condition very good.

 

Jess Blackstone Quail - Massachusetts/New Hampshire 1909-1988, Very Rare and Plump Bob White Quail. Blackstone, known for his songbirds, carved few game birds. Species identified on bottom as "quail" and numbered "10". Signed with conjoined JB initials. Excellent paint- original condition. Height 3", Length 3.5" Note: Exact bird as lot Lot 39A , Decoys Unlimited , August 2005 auction. Sold for $3300 ( with premium)

 

Jass Balckstone Chickadee - New Hampshire 1909 - 1988. Miniature Carved and Painted Chickadee Figure with scratch-feather surface, mounted on a rock-form base. Species identified and numbered 567 on base, Signed with JB. height 2 in.

 

Jess Blackstone Kinglet - New Hampshire 1909-1988, Plump Miniature Carved Kinglet Bird Figure, Scratch feather carving. Mounted on a carved rock-form base, signed with artist's conjoined JB monogram, species identified, and numbered 157 on bottom, Condition Good -small tail chips Height. 2.75"

 

Blackstone Tit Mouse - New Hampshire 1909-1988, Attributed to Blackstone's Workshop. Miniature Carved Great Tit Mouse Figure. Mounted on a carved rock-form base, species identified with white typewritten sticker on bottom " Great Tit, Parus major", Condition Very Good Original. Height 2.4" Length 4.5"

 

Jess Blackstone Nuthatch - New Hampshire 1909-1988, Miniature Carved Nuthatch Bird Figure, Scratch feather carving. Mounted on a carved rock-form base, signed with artist's conjoined JB monogram, species identified, and numbered 163 on bottom, Condition Very Good. Height 1.5" Length 3.75"

 

Jess Blackstone Piping Plover - New Hampshire 1909-1988, Miniature Carved Piping Plover Figure. Mounted on a carved rock-form base, signed with artist's conjoined JB monogram, species identified, and numbered 9 on bottom, Condition very good. Slight wear to tail tip. Height 2.5", Length 3.25"

 

Jess Blackstone Kinglet - New Hampshire 1909-1988, Miniature Carved Kinglet Bird Figure. Mounted on a carved rock-form base, signed with artist's conjoined JB monogram, species identified, and numbered 260 on bottom, Condition Good - Protruding tack on back that retains paint. Height 2.75" Length 3.5"

 

Jess Blackstone Goldfinch - New Hampshire 1909-1988, Miniature Carved Goldfinch Bird Figure. Mounted on a carved rock-form base, signed with artist's conjoined JB monogram, species identified, and numbered 160 on bottom, Condition Very Good Original. Height 2.75" Length 3.25"

 

Jess Blackstone Goldfinch - New Hampshire 1909-1988, Exceptional Plump Miniature Carved Goldfinch Bird Figure. Mounted on a carved rock-form base, signed with artist's conjoined JB monogram, species identified, and numbered 542 on bottom, Condition Very Good Original. Height 2.75" Length 3.5"

 

Jess Blackstone Prothonotary Warbler - New Hampshire 1909-1988, Miniature Carved Prothonotary Warbler Bird Figure. Mounted on a carved rock-form base, signed with artist's conjoined JB monogram, species identified, and numbered 18 on bottom, Condition Very Good Original. Height 2.5" Length 3.5"

 

Jess Blackstone White Throat Sparrow - New Hampshire 1909-1988, Miniature Carved White Throated Sparrow Bird Figure. Mounted on a carved rock-form base, signed with artist's conjoined JB monogram, species identified, and numbered 82 on bottom, Condition Very Good Original. Height 2.5" Length 3.75"

 

Blackstone Workshop Ruby Crowned Kinglet - New Hampshire 1909-1988, Attributed to Blackstone's Workshop. Miniature Carved Ruby Crowned Kinglet Figure. Mounted on a carved rock-form base, species identified with black ink on bottom, Condition Very Good Original. Minor paint loss to underside of bill tip. Height 2" Length 3.25"

 

Jess Blackstone Kinglet - New Hampshire 1909-1988, Miniature Carved Kinglet Bird Figure. Mounted on a carved rock-form base, signed with artist's conjoined JB monogram, species identified, and numbered 262 on bottom, Condition Good Original. Chip to end of bill. Height 2.5" Length 3.25"

 

Jess Blackstone Blackpoll Warbler - New Hampshire 1909-1988, Miniature Carved Black Poll Warbler Bird Figure. Mounted on a carved rock-form base, signed with artist's conjoined JB monogram, species identified, and numbered 9 on bottom, Condition Very Good Original. Height 2.25 Length 3.5"

 

Blackstone Workshop Golden Winged Warbler - New Hampshire 1909-1988, Miniature Carved Golden Winged Warbler Figure attributed to Blackstone's Workshop. Mounted on a carved rock-form base, species identified, and numbered 26 on bottom, Condition Very Good Original. Height 2" Length 4"