Black Duck Decoy
Ira Hudson (1873-1949), Chincoteague, VA, Ca. 1920's

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Classic Hudson carving with "football" body, tack eyes, and carved fluted tail. Original scratch paint with even gunning wear. Tight shrinkage crack on one side. A small sliver came off left side and was reattached. Carved initials "E.C." under bill.

See Henry Stansbury's "Ira D. Hudson and Family" book, pages 58-65.

16 1/2" long.

ITEM # 20686