Lot 2056
John Fentress (VA, 1896-1973), Published Ruddy Duck
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Back Bay, Virginia, circa 1920s, carved and painted wood, published on page 23 of Gunnin' Birds by Kroghie Andresen.

Length 11.5 in.

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

Former collection of Bud Coppedge.
Former collection of Jack Fentress.

In the 1920s, he carved decoys for several of the local hunting clubs, including the Princess Anne Club. This ruddy was made during this period and was probably made for one of the clubs.

Old gunning paint taken down by Cameron McIntyre.