Carved Bufflehead Drake and Hen Decoy Pair
Charles Allen (born 1893), Bordentown, NJ, Ca. 1940's

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Early tiny, hollow rigmates with incised fluted tail detail in untouched original condition. Drake exhibits considerable paint shrinkage from heat exposure, but no flaking. Hen has minor paint crazing. Carries Bobby Richardson's collection stamp. See Doug Knight's "Floating Sculpture" book, pages 12-19.

Drake 10"; hen 9" long.

ITEM # 19849