This is a beautiful Cigar Daisey Ruddy Duck Decoy from Chincoteague Virginia. This decoy has great paint and form and very nice detailed carving. This would make a grand addition to any collection.
He was the son of Herbert Lee Daisey and Emma Jane Daisey. He was born, lived and worked in. Virginia, and was the resident carver at the.His decoy carvings are recognized for both their artistic value and functionality as working pieces for. And often crafted in drake (male) and hen (female) pairs. He had carved about 1900 ducks in total and he generally used cork or wood as his medium. He carved his first duck out of balsa wood in 1940 at his father's wood shop. Has his works in their collection. He was given his nickname in 1945 by John Buckalew, Federal Game Warden and first manager of the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge because Daisey would leave cigar butts to taunt game wardens while poaching ducks on.
Later in life, Daisey was an avid. One of the most valuable pieces he ever made was a.
In 1973, as a present for his wife. That was the only fully decorative decoy he had ever made, and was featured in. Magazine, June 1980, page 826.
The item "Cigar Daisey Ruddy Duck Decoy Chincoteague Virginia" is in sale since Saturday, November 20, 2021. This item is in the category "Sporting Goods\Hunting\Vintage Hunting\Duck Decoys".
The seller is "virginiacollectables" and is located in Chincoteague Island, Virginia. This item can be shipped to United States.