Mallard Hen John R. Wells (1861-1953) Toronto, Ontario, Canada, c. 1900 16 1/2 in. long
An extremely hollow decoy by this renowned Ontario carver. Old paint with gunning wear and touch-up under bill.
Provenance: Donald M. Greenwood Collection
Literature: Bernie Gates, "Ontario Decoys II," Kingston, ON, 1986, p. 71, related decoy illustrated.
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