Lot 1014
Rare George Waterfield, Bluebill Drake
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George Waterfield (1885-1926) Bluebill Drake, Knotts Island, NC. This is an extremely rare example of a bluebill which is made in the similar form of his famous coot decoys. This exact decoy is published on page 150 in Gunnin' Birds as a Joe Hayman made decoy. Recent identification by Chandler Sawyer has this decoy widely accepted as being made by George Waterfield.

Length 13.5 in.

From the Personal Collection of Mr. Kroghie Andresen, Charlotte, North Carolina

Original condition; right tack eye missing.