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Merganser Duck Decoy by Manson Young

Title -  Merganser Duck Decoy
Carver - Manson Young

Description - A wooden merganser duck decoy carved about 1915. The hunter who used this decoy carved his initials on the bottom side.

Dimensions (inches) -  5.5h x 4.5w x 18d     Weight - 1/2 lb

Item#  ym01

About the artist - Manson Young fished and farmed on Tancook Island.  He died in 1953 at the age of 70.  Many of his decoys were left on Ironbound Island were he spent much time fishing.