Blue-Winged Teal Pair
Wildfowler Decoys (1939-1957)
Old Saybrook, CT c. 1940
While numerous Wildfowler decoys pass through the market, this lot along with the following two lots represent the finest in recent memory with their pristine condition, early dates, and excellent provenance. Displaying their original keels and brass eye hook anchor line attachments. Original paint with minor gunning wear, hen has a couple dents in body.
PROVENANCE: S. Hallock Dupont Rig, Wilmington, DE, acquired from Abercrombie and Fitch, New York, NY, c. 1940
Private Collection, acquired from the family of the above
LITERATURE: Richard Cowen and Richard LaFountain, "Wildfowler Decoys," Lewes, DE, 2004.
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