Round Body Canvasback Drake Decoy
Ira Hudson, Chincoteague, VA, Ca. 1920's

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An earlier Hudson carving style of an uncommon species (for Hudson). Excellent original paint (a protective varnish coat has been professionally removed). Tight age shrinkage neck crack. Minor roughness on edge of the tail.

Similar to the redheads discussed in Henry Stansbury's "Ira Hudson Decoys" book, page 33 and 171. Canvasbacks covered on pages 84-91. There is no canvasback pictured quite like this one.

17" long.

ITEM # 20104