Lot 24: Very rare pinch breasted style pintail drake duck decoy, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland, circa late 1920's.

Guyette & Deeter

August 1, 2013, 11:00 AM EST
Portsmouth, NH, US
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Description: Very rare pinch breasted style pintail drake duck decoy, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland, circa late 1920's.
Condition Report: Paint on most of the decoy is original; white areas and black on tail have old repaint; minor wear; two small cracks in back; professional neck crack repair; with some touch up in that area.
Literature: "Ward Brothers Decoys," Brian McGrath and Ron Gard, p. 63.
Provenance: From the White Mallard Gun Club near Colusa, California. From the consignor's father's hunting rig who was a member there.
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Guyette & Deeter
August 1, 2013, 11:00 AM EST

Portsmouth, NH, US

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