AMERICAN CARVED AND PAINTED DUCK DECOY, preening form, solid body and head with painted eyes. Old, possibly original, painted surface. Lacking weight(s) to underside. First half 20th century. 6 1/8" H, 11" L. Provenance: Property from the estate of John R. Salak, Amissville, VA.
Possible restoration to neck and head. Expected usage wear (including embedded shot) to painted surface.