Lot 1124
Ellie Saunders (NC, 1884-1969), Canvasback
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Poplar Branch, North Carolina., this decoy was from the personal hunting rig of Joe Knapp who founded Ducks Unlimited in 1937.

Length 16.5 in.

From the hunting rig of Joe Knapp.

Ellie's wooden decoys are stylish with flat bottoms, sloping body, and dainty but well carved heads.

Old gunning paint; working repair to the neck; bill is a professional replacement.