Lot 415B: Mallard drake with paddle tail, Stevens Brothers, Weedsport, New York.

Guyette & Deeter

November 8, 2012, 10:00 AM EST
Easton, MD, US
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Description: Mallard drake with paddle tail, Stevens Brothers, Weedsport, New York. "G.W. Stevens" ink stamp on underside. Good comb paint detail and paddle tail. Old tag on underside reads that this is the only known mallard drake by George Stevens.
Condition Report: Original paint with minor to moderate wear; some roughness to one edge of bill; glue has been added where neck joins body.
Literature: "The Art of the Decoy", Adele Earnest, illustration #121, exact decoy.
Provenance: Bartlett collection.
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