Lot 2180
Bob Havel and Don Briddell, Two Contemporary Duck Decoys
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Late 20th century, both naturalistically carved and painted, the resting Ruddy Duck male of hand-carved Jelutong wood by Bob Havel of Nebraska, singed to underside (4 3/4 x 8 3/4 x 5 in.) (lacking two tail feathers); the standing mallard of hand-carved basswood by Don Briddell of Crisfield, Maryland, numbered edition, titled "Little Leo Mallard," signed and dated 1987 to pewter foot underside (7 3/4 x 5 1/2 x 8 in.) (crack and repair to wing, minute chip to tail feather).

5 lb.

Private Collection, Wilmington, North Carolina