Lot 1177
Oscar Carroll (VA, 1868-1946), Widgeon
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Upper Back Bay, Virginia, unmarked.

Length 17 in.

Oscar carved his decoys from cypress knees which he cut from Muddy Creek near his farm. Cypress wood lasted a long time and his thick, oversized, high heads survived years of use on the choppy waters.

Old gunning paint.