Hooded Merganser New Jersey, c. 1890 13 1/2 in. long
A hollow merganser hen with delicate carving and a long, thin crest. A label on the underside reads: "DELAWARE RIVER UNKNOWN HOODED MERGANSER HEN CA 1890 1980 VIRGINIA BEACH DISPLAY." Original paint with gunning wear and age lines.
Provenance: John Hillman Collection Ronald S. Swanson Collection
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