If you are starting a decoy collection, this piece is a great one to begin with. Carved from wood and expertly painted to replicate the look of an antique, the Canvasback is one of Will Kautz’ most popular decoys. The Canvasback diving duck is native to North American, but the species is declining due to loss of nesting habitat.
Please note the measurements of this piece, below.
Dimensions : 17w x 9h x 6d
About the artist: Will Kautz of Hartland, Vermont began wood carving during law school. After 10 years working with victims of domestic violence, he turned to creating folk art full time. He creates pieces evocative of a previous century, from decoys to weathervanes, whirligig toys, and intricate models. His work has been displayed at prominent American museums and has been named by Early American Homes in its Directory of Best Traditional Craftsmen.
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