Hand carved extremely old, wooden duck decoy
Purchased by my dad at the Antiques Guild in Los Angeles, approx 1980
Good evening, Julie,
Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
Based on the photographs and information you provided, and subject to examination, this is:
An carved wood duck decoy
American, early 20th Century
Length approximately 18 inches from beak to tail.
Provenance: acquired by father from the Antiques Guild, Los Angeles, circa 1980
Condition: With extensive use wear throughout and metal bracing to head. Evidence of some reddish enamel paint on beak, very tiny amount left.
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