Tucked-Head Black Duck A. Elmer Crowell (1862-1952) East Harwich, MA, c. 1930 16 in. long
A rare Crowell tucked-head decoy with the maker's rectangular stamp on the underside. Showing Crowell's wet-on-wet feather paint, this resting gunning decoy is a departure from the carver's standard upright straight-head pattern. Original paint with light gunning wear.
Provenance: Donald M. Greenwood Collection
Literature: John and Shirley Delph, "New England Decoys," Exton, PA, 1980, p. 143, similar decoy illustrated.
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