Nathan Cobb Jr
(1825 - 1905)
Nathan Cobb, Jr. was active/lived in Virginia, Massachusetts. Nathan Cobb Jr is known for Wildfowl decoy carver.
Biography Nathan Cobb, Jr.
Nathan Cobb, Jr. (1825 - 1905)
An important wildfowl decoy* carver, Nathan Cobb, Jr. was possibly born in Eastham, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, where his family lived until about 1837 when they moved to what became Cobb Island (formerly Sand Shoals), Virginia. Five of Nathan Cobb, Jr.'s decoys are on the "Top 50 Decoys Ever Sold at Auction" list (1) and five of his decoys are in the book Decoys - North America's One Hundred Greatest (see AskART book references). His work was also included in the 1987 Smithsonian exhibition "American Bird Sculpture" (2).
Attached below is courtesy of The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art:
Nathan Cobb, Jr. market hunted [see "decoys" in AskART glossary] and formed a salvage
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