Lot 424: Resting mallard drake, Mandt Homme, Stoughton, Wisconsin, circa 1930.Platinum House
April 26, 2013
St. Charles, IL, USALive Auction
Description: Resting mallard drake, Mandt Homme, Stoughton, Wisconsin, circa 1930. Hollow full body with animated expression, head turned and tucked into the right side. Strong wing separation carving with protruding breast. Wing primaries and tail feathers are relief carved, crossed wing tips. This is a rigmate to lot 444 in this sale.
Condition Report: Original paint with minor wear; seam separation at midline around all of body; waterproofing material was added to one side of separation.
Provenance: Taylor collection.