Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Detroit, Michigan, circa 1905, carved and painted wood, glass eyes, painted bill.
Length 11 in.From the Collection of Tilford Wade
A similar example is published on page 104 of Mason Decoys
by Russ Goldberger and Alan Haid. It is not known if this decoy was hunted at the Swan Island Club where Tilford Wade was a guide.
Original paint worn to bare wood in places, hit by shot, wood damage to the tail, corrosion to iron bill.