Pair of Flying Drake Mallards

Pair of flying drake mallards preparing to land, secured on a mahogany plaque for display. The feet on the largest one were missing when we found it and we attached 2 new ones in the "landing" position. Measurements are a little deceptive because of the posture of the largest one. That one measures apprx. 9 ½" from bill tip to the end of its outstretched wing and 7" from the bill tip to the tip of the tail. The smaller one measures about 6 ½" from tip of bill to end of tail and 7 ½" across wing tip to wing tip. Well carved and painted by someone who was probably a duck hunter, identity unknown. Paint is all original save for the feet of the larger duck. Plaque measures 10"H x 21"L. Circa mid-late 20th century. (CN-21)
 
$320
 
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Pair of Flying Drake Mallards
 
Pair of Flying Drake Mallards

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