Lot 1019
Ivey Stevens (VA, 1876-1947), Published Hen Canvasback
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Creeds, Virginia, the thick necks and compact bodies have stood the test of time, unmarked; published on page 122 of Waterfowl Heritage North Carolina Decoys and Gunning Lore by Neal Conoley, Jr.

Length 13.5 in.

Ivey established himself as an accomplished waterman at a very early age. He worked for John Williams, who had a thriving market hunting and commercial hunting operation on Cedar Island. He made some of the most functional decoys in the area.

Repainted by Vern Berg in the 1960s; tight vertical age check in front of the neck.