Lot 2133
Rob Austin (NC, 1907-1995), Widgeon
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Corolla and Wash Woods, North Carolina, circa 1940, carved and painted wood.

Length 14 in.

Former collection of Kroghie Andresen.

Rob Austin worked for the Monkey Island Club in the 1940s and made a stand of decoys while there. They are rare and his decoys are seldom encountered. This widgeon is extremely well made.

Old gunning paint with moderate wear, wear to edge of the tail and bill, working repair to the neck.