Lot 1216
attributed Whipple Family (LA), Ring Neck
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Mark Whipple (1888-1961) Bourg, Louisiana, unmarked.

Length 11.5 in.

Mark and his son Max worked as a team making decoys. Mark taught all of his children and other family members to make decoys. Whipple also deeply influenced a carver named Noble Rogers who also made "black jacks" in his style.

Original paint, wood loss on right side of the tail; tight subtle crack in bill.