Lot 2203
James "Jimmie" Rowe (VA, 1919-2008), Coot
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Knotts Island, Virginia, circa 1940s, carved and painted wood, aluminum head, branded JL ROWE.

Length 10.75 in

From the Estate of Ronald Davis

Jimmie grew up hunting in the Knotts Island and Back Bay areas. He was a machinist who worked in the shipyards in Norfolk. He made some of the most significant coot decoys from any region. The aluminum heads were made on a metal lathe and exhibit a proud posture.

Original paint, age check in the bottom.