Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Bordentown, New Jersey, circa 1960s, carved and painted wood, signed in pen SPOON BILL MALE MADE BY J.J. WEST, BORDENTOWN, N.J.
Length 16 in.From the Collection of Tilford Wade
J.J. West actually stands for the names of father and son team Joseph (b. 1910) and James (b. 1937 ). The team made some remarkable decoys which were both decorative and utilitarian. This decoy was gifted to Tilford Wade by Bill Mackey.
Original paint with no signs of use.