Antique Ira Hudson attributed Canvasback duck decoy Chincoteague VA. The last group picture shows other decoys available in separate listings.
Original paint & first quarter 20. Decoy pictured on page 93 of the Third Edition of Collecting Antique Bird Decoys and Duck Calls: An Identification and Price Guide by Carl Luckey and Russell Lewis published in 2003. Large decoy measures 16.5 long by 7 wide and 8.5 tall at the head. Age cracks to the back and a few rubs here and there.
Paint flake at base of neck and rig owner marked on bottom along with a collectors ID# 93. The bird was looked at under blacklight and no touchup paint was evident.
Graceful slightly turned head and a big round football style body with banjo tail. More photos available upon request. The item "Antique Ira Hudson attributed Canvasback duck decoy Chincoteague VA folk art" is in sale since Sunday, January 24, 2016. This item is in the category "Sporting Goods\Hunting\Vintage Hunting\Duck Decoys".The seller is "acerboy99" and is located in Omaha, Nebraska. This item can be shipped to United States, to Canada, to United Kingdom, to Australia, ZA, to Ireland, to Mexico, to New Zealand, SG, AE, MY.