The neck is 16 long and joins the body with a spline/notched type doweled joint. The neck, head and beak are made from a root or branch forming a one piece curved, graceful bend. The tail is carved with a curved downward tip. Overall, moderate wear with flaked, cracked and crazed paint throughout. There is a white undercoat with a brown topcoat.A crack runs in the back of the neck and top of the head. The modern replacement legs and base compliment this carving.
I have provided excellent photos with accurate descriptions and conditions carefully examine the photos as some conditions are visible. In some photos you will notice white posts these were used to support the item there may also be some camera flash glare spots. Check my other auctions for similar items.The item "Heron Crane Marsh Bird hand carved wooden duck decoy" is in sale since Friday, March 24, 2017. This item is in the category "Sporting Goods\Hunting\Vintage Hunting\Duck Decoys". The seller is "deek89" and is located in Depew, New York. This item can be shipped to United States.