Lot 1100
Ira Hudson, Early Merganser
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Ira Hudson (1873-1949), Chincoteague, Virginia. Ira was undoubtably Virginia's most famous decoy carver. This early merganser sports a long fluted tail, fat cheeks, and desired carved teeth in the bill. It is an important piece of great Virginia folk art.

Length 17 in.

Ex Leonard Willis collection

Mostly original paint with possible touch up to back of the tail.