Lot 444: Resting mallard hen, Mandt Homme, Stoughton, Wisconsin, circa 1930.Platinum House
April 26, 2013
St. Charles, IL, USALive Auction
Description: Resting mallard hen, Mandt Homme, Stoughton, Wisconsin, circa 1930. Hollow full body with animated expression, head turned and tucked into the right side. Wing primaries and tail feathers are relief carved, wing tips are crossed. Body has soft feather painting. Tack eyes.
Condition Report: Original paint with minor wear; slight seam separation at midline.
Provenance: Taylor collection.