From the Collection of Charlie Zeiler. This Canvasback is an excellent example of a Very Collectable Turn of the 20. This Lady was Hand Crafted in Havre de Grace over 100 years ago. This Hen Decoy has a Hand Chopped Solid Body in good structural condition She has a nicely Rounded Breast with a Short Neck Shelf Her Flat Back shows a Slight Incline then takes a Modest Drop to a squared Flat Tail with rounded flat edges.
She has a Rounded Bottom with a Very Steep Upsweep to her Tail Hen has a Pretty Patina with Some Original Paint and Wood Grain Showing Several Tight Stress Cracks show on back. Nicely Carved Contented Head Looks Forward and is Firmly Attached Head has Minor Shot Damage Very Nicely Carved Face/Beak Separation Painted Eyes. Bottom shows stress crack Retains Evidence of Staple and Ring Rigging Retains Original Poured Lead Ballast Weight.
Prior Owners Note in Black Marker on Bottom = #35. His Decoy is about 16 Inches Long - Height is about 7 Inches - Width is about 6½ Inches - Weight is 2 Pounds and 15 Ounces.More Pictures Available - Stand Not Included. The item "COLLECTABLE ANTIQUE CANVASBACK HEN GUNNING DECOY HAVRE DE GRACE, MD" is in sale since Tuesday, June 9, 2020.
This item is in the category "Sporting Goods\Hunting\Vintage Hunting\Duck Decoys". The seller is "md333333" and is located in Marstons Mills, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States.