Lot 1164
St Clair Midgett (NC, 1894-1965), Redhead
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Waves, North Carolina, this style of decoy represents some of his earlier work and was probably used in his market hunting rig, it has a deep elongated body with an attractive spike ballast weight.

Length 18.5 in.

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

St Clair owned a small island that was out in the Pamlico Sound near New Inlet. He built a nice hunting camp there which accommodated his market hunting activities.

Original with paint worn to bare wood; age check on the right side.