Turned-Head Wigeon Pair Oliver "Tuts" Lawson (b. 1938) Crisfield, MD, c. 1960 13 1/2 in. long
A fine and early pair of baldpates. "The Duck House, Rumbley, Maryland" labels are on the undersides of the balsa bodies. In "Decoy Magazine" Lawson describes the Duck House as "a place for commerce for area carvers." Original paint with minimal wear.
Provenance: Private Collection, Maryland
Literature: Art Raines, "The Duck House: An early trading center on Maryland's Eastern Shore," Decoy Magazine, Nov/Dec 2010, pp. 8-10.
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