Lot 2074
John Fentress (VA, 1896-1973), Hen Bufflehead
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Pungo Ridge, Virginia, circa 1930s, carved and painted wood.

Length 9 in.

From the Personal Collection of Philip and Susan Harvey

John grew up hunting in the Redhead and Shipps Bay areas with his brother, Bob. Many of his decoys were carved from cypress knees and used at the Princess Anne Club in the 1920s, very rare species by the maker.

Age check in the bottom; small chip on the left side of the bill.