The photos should tell the story. All stamped Animal Trap Co. Terrific pair of Gadwall, Hen and Drake, by Capt. More upcoming auctions from this auctioneer. Cloud, Minnesota deceased. Gibbs, Stan - Pennsylvania???
Great detailed feather carving on this hollow carved black duck by a Michigan maker unknown to me. Peterson, Wilbur "Willie" - Brainerd, Minnesota Vacek, Frank - Area 3, Minnesota. Stenger, Frank - Finlayson, Minnesota. Illinois River Primitive hollow generic duck decoy 13" long mid 19th century Illinois River Primitive hollow generic duck decoy 13" long mid 19th century.
If it is a repaint, they did a very nice job, and it will look good in most all collections. Hamlin, Dick - Topinabee, Michigan Whitefish Open Decoys. This beauty is 11' long and 29" wide and easily carried by one person. This lovely mochaware bowl features blue and white earthworm decoration on a blue-green ground and is bordered on top and bottom with dark brown-black stripes. Due to over hunting in the early days, the Canvasback now is under strict regulations to hopefully increase its chances as a species for survival.