(1901 - 1993) Havre de Grace, MD These are Madison's " Premium Grade" ca. (1945)As denoted by the finish nail shown in the pictures. These are scarce, because Madison made a very limited Quantity of these. Madison Mitchell, who once said all he wanted to do was be a good funeral director and carve things out of wood in his free time, carved tens of thousands of decoys throughout his 60 year career.Mitchell began carving in 1924, when business at his family-owned funeral home was slow, and carved until his eye sight went bad in the 1980s. Along the way to becoming "the dean of Havre de Grace decoy makers, " Mitchell helped teach carvers of future generations, many of which he hired to work at his shop. His style is characterized by carefully detailed feathers and painting, done with world class precision. Today, some of Mitchell's work is displayed by the Smithsonian Institute but the majority of it has been immortalized at the Havre de Grace Decoy Museum, which Mitchell himself helped found. Please use pictures for condition. We have other Decoys listed so check out our other items. The item "Madison Mitchell Decoy Premium pair Shorebird Duck Goose 50%OFF SALE" is in sale since Wednesday, December 30, 2020. This item is in the category "Sporting Goods\Hunting\Vintage Hunting\Duck Decoys". The seller is "marine0u812" and is located in Centreville, Maryland.
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