Lot 2148
Allen Tillet (NC, 1906-1981), Root Head Canvasback
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, circa 1930s, carved and painted wood, head fashioned from a tree limb.

Length 14 in.

From the Personal Collection of Philip and Susan Harvey

Allen Tillet root head duck decoys are special and highly desired among collectors. The heads were made from willow limbs and have different head positions which make the decoy pose animated and effective.

Original paint, areas worn to bare wood on the left side, multiple tight age checks.