18 January 2003
A MALLARD DRAKE
Charles Perdew, Henry, Illinois, second quarter of the 20th century
Retains Perdew weight
Related Published Example: G. and L. Kangas, Decoys, A North American Survey, Spanish Fork, 1983, pl. 49, p.217.
Excellent original paint, with some later varnish on base of bird only, tiny chip missing from bill edge
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A. Haid, Decoys of the Mississippi Flyway, Exton, 1981.
G. and L. Kangas, Decoys, A North American Survey, Spanish Fork, 1983.
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