Lot 1067
Ike O'Neal (NC, 1885-1968), Brant
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Ocracoke, North Carolina, unmarked.

Length 20 in.

The Ike O'Neal brant and goose decoys offer the collector one of the most iconic forms. It proves that graceful forms can come from the most simplistic materials. His root head decoys are a blend of beauty and utility which captures the essential qualities of the bird and met the functional demands of the hunter.

Old paint stripped down to bare wood; application of linseed oil.