A Matched Pair of Early Duck Decoys
Date: Turn of 20th Century
Origin: British, Orkney Islands
In great as found condition solidly carved with original period paint, complete with the original lead weight.
These decoys were originally fixed to a floating a shaped frame known as a rig which had anything from a few to a few hundred decoys mounted on it.
Both decoys show great overall patina through age and use (have been shot) minor wear to the edges of the beak and tail.
Item Dimensions : 14" long x 5 1/2 inches high x 5 inches wide.
£195.00 per duck