Lot 72: Large mallard drake, Elmer Crowell, East Harwich, Massachusetts.Platinum House
February 14, 2014
Charleston, SC, USALive Auction
Description: Large mallard drake, Elmer Crowell, East Harwich, Massachusetts. Carved crossed wing tips and fluted tail. Slightly turned head. Crowell's rectangular stamp is on the underside three times. Signed and dated 1939. Two 1 1/2" circular lead weights poured in to the underside.
Condition Report: Near mint original paint; crack in underside; indentation approximately 4" long and three screw holes in one side where decoy was attached to a wall at one time;