Lot 451: Standing wood duck pair on hardwood base, Charles Perdew, Henry, Illinois, circa 1950.Platinum House
April 26, 2013
St. Charles, IL, USALive Auction
Description: Standing wood duck pair on hardwood base, Charles Perdew, Henry, Illinois, circa 1950. Copper metal tag signed by Charlie Perdew on base. Each duck measures just over 10". Drake is standing on wooded legs and feet, hen is resting. Both have turned heads, carved crest, raised wing tips, detailed feather painting and glass eyes.
Condition Report: Both have original paint protected by a coat of varnish; drake has hairline crack in neck that has not separated.