American Merganser Drake Joseph W. Lincoln (1859-1938) Accord, MA, c. 1900 18 in. long
The underside is branded "C. F. SPEAR" and bears the Roger Williams Collection ink stamp. Chester Spear (1888-1956), his father Ernie (b. 1897) and his brother Henry (b. 1869) were important patrons and bird-hunting companions of Joseph Lincoln. Paint has been taken down and enhanced, a reset neck, age lines in head, and cracks on bottom.
Provenance: Chester Spear Rig Roger Williams Collection Ronald S. Swanson Collection
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