Red-Breasted Merganser Drake Harry V. Shourds (1861-1920) Tuckerton, NJ, c. 1890 16 in. long
A stylish, long-bodied sheldrake with a forked wooden crest. As found.
Provenance: Richard and Lynn Gove Collection
Literature: Henry A. Fleckenstein, Jr., "New Jersey Decoys," Exton, PA, 1983, front dust jacket cover, related pair illustrated.
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