Lot 1076
Myran Willis (NC, 1875-1934), Brant
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Hatteras, North Carolina, the angular, leaning heads that Myran carved make his brant stand out; the top hat style ballast weight is a unique feature, this bird is branded LDB for Luther Dudley Burrus; this is an exceptional decoy, a rigmate is published on page 363 of Gunnin' Birds by Kroghie Andresen.

Length 21 in.

Myran Willis decoys have exceptional form and flare in the tails that show the influence of George Washington O'Neal, both of which were associated with the Gooseville Gun Club.

Old gunning paint; working repair to neck.