Lot 2026
Sleeping Bluebill (1967), Gifted by Bill Mackey
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Probably New York, carved and painted wood, in pencil First Place "SCAUP" 1967 NATIONAL DECOY CONTEST

Length 12.5 in.

From the Collection of Tilford Wade

Bill Mackey would bring fine contemporary decoys to Tilford Wade as gifts. Tilford was a primary decoy picker for Mackey. This blue ribbon award winning sleeper is a stunner. The maker even included feet on each side of the bird.

Original paint, keel removed.