Shourds, Harry – Decoy Carver

A decorative Avocet shorebird decoy signed and dated H.V. Shourds, 1989

p4A ItemID E8965350
A merganser hen duck decoy carved and painted by Harry Mitchell Shourds Ocean City, New Jersey

p4A ItemID E8962099
A chip carved and painted ruddy turnstone shorebird decoy signed HVS on the base

p4A ItemID E8935063
A painted silhouette killdeer shorebird decoy on cedar base signed HV Shourds H.V.S. 1974

p4A ItemID E8935062

Harry Shourds Decoys

Harry Van Nuckson “Nuck” (H.V.) Shourds (circa 1861 to 1920) decoy carver of Tuckerton, Barnegat Bay, New Jersey. H.V. Shourds was the father of decoy carver Harry Kitchell Shourds (1890 to 1943) of Tuckerton and later Ocean City, New Jersey.

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