Merganser Hen Albert Terry (1838-1931) Riverhead, Long Island, NY, c. 1880 18 1/4 in. long
A racy and early Terry merganser. Finding authentic Terry decoys with provenance is exceptionally difficult. Davison Hawthorne began his decoy education just a short distance from Terry's hometown of Riverhead, Long Island. Mix of original and working paint with even gunning wear.
Provenance: Davison B. Hawthorne Collection
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