Lot 17: CHARLES PERDEW CARVED DRAKE MALLARD HEAD FROM DUCK DECOY
TERRA INCOGNITA Fall Western Cowboy, Native American, Sporting, Advertising, Decoy, Gun, Knife, & Photography Auction
November 1, 2016
Chicago, IL, USALive Auction
Description: 5" long (tip of bill to base of neck), 1 1/2" W, 2 3/4" T. This drake mallard head was made by Charles Perdew. It would appear that a beaver took a chunk or two out of it. Overall a pretty cool piece by Illinois master carver.