Watson was a waterman, oyster fisherman, hunting guide, and decoy maker and got his unique nickname from his peculiar habit of carrying an umbrella at all times. His decoys are noted for their Jersey influence, being hollowed and more graceful in form that the typical Eastern Shore decoys. This brant is in old working repaint and has a tight neck crack. The form is outstanding with a high alert head pose, full cheeks, and the "brow" carving over the eyes.
Weight and leather line tie attached to the bottom. Measures appoximately 16 inches in length. Reasonable offers will be considered.The item "HOLLOW BRANT DAVE UMBRELLA WATSON, CHINCOTEAGUE, VIRGINIA DECOY" is in sale since Wednesday, May 5, 2021. This item is in the category "Sporting Goods\Hunting\Vintage Hunting\Duck Decoys". The seller is "pmj55" and is located in Troy, Ohio. This item can be shipped to United States, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Panama, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.