Lot 2161
Alfred "Cottoneye" Gaskill (NC, 1915- 2008), Black Duck
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Stacy, North Carolina, circa 1940, carved and painted wood, very attractive pineappling paint application, AHG brand incised on the bottom.

Length 15.5 in.

From the Personal Collection of Mr. Kroghie Andresen, Charlotte, North Carolina

Former collection of Bob Gresham.

Alfred Gaskill grew up in Stacy where he received the nickname "Cottoneye" due to his premature white hair. His best work was an impressive group of black ducks he made in the 1940s from thick cypress floor sill. This decoy was from that rig.