Lot 2032
Lee Dudley (NC, 1860-1942), Blackhead in Canvasback Paint
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Knott`s Island, North Carolina, carved and painted wood, original ballast.

Length 11 in.

From the Estate of Ronald Davis

Lee Dudley is by far the most famous North Carolina decoy maker. His name is synonymous with quality because of the exquisite style and form of his decoys. This incredible decoy likely began it`s working career as a blackhead but was later repainted as a canvasback when they were more prevalent.

Old gunning paint, wear to the top of the head.