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Outstanding Swimming Brant Decoy, Nathan Rowley Horner (1882-1942)

Outstanding Swimming Brant Decoy, Nathan Rowley Horner (1882-1942)

Item Description:

Nathan Rowley Horner (1882-1942)
West Creek, NJ, c. 1920
18 in. long

One of the finest Horner brant to have surfaced, this decoy features the maker's racy lines with bold cheeks, a graceful thin neck, and a sharp tail. Horner's decoys are considered by many to be the finest ever produced in New Jersey. The underside is stamped with a small "E" in several places.
Original paint with light gunning wear and some rubs typical of the rig from stacking.

Provenance: Private Collection

Literature: James R. Doherty, "Classic New Jersey Decoys," Louisville, KY, 2011, pp. 89-97, rigmate illustrated.
Gene and Linda Kangas, "Decoys: A North American Survey," Spanish Fork, UT, 1983, p. 41, pl. 66, rigmate illustrated.

Condition:

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