Lot 2045
William Bonner Daniels (NC, 1912-1987), Canvasback
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Aurora, North Carolina, circa 1930s, carved and painted wood.

Length 14.5 in.

Bonner Daniels lived on the head waters of South Creek in Pamlico County, North Carolina. He operated a general store in Aurora and guided hunters from it. Decoys from this maker are rare and do not come to market often. Little was known about this maker but recent historical work by Danny Ferrell and Kroghie Andresen has brought this maker to light. Special recognition goes to Carl Hiatt for his early efforts and documentation of this maker.

Original paint, small chip in the left edge tip of the bill.