Folk Art Redbreasted Merganser Hen Decoy
Charles Foote, Seabrook, NH, Ca. 1900

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Distinctive long-bodied sculptural decoy with painted heart on back. Excellent original paint. Tight age shrinkage neck crack. Never rigged nor had eyes.

We have only seen merganser hens and Canada geese by Foote.

Most Foote decoys do not have eyes; some have mother of pearl eyes.

17 1/2" long.

ITEM # 20005