Carved Eider Drake Decoy Head
Gus Wilson (1864-1950), So. Portland, ME, Ca. 1920's

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Excellent original paint and condition. Separated from its body at the inletted neck joint. No damage. A close match to the eider drake offered at this summer's Donal O'Brien auction that sold for $185,000.

Purchased from the Bill Putnam estate (a well-regarded Plymouth, NH antiques dealer) about 30 years ago. Professional mount by American Primitive.

6 1/2" x 6 1/2" on base.

ITEM # 19702