Gibbs Miniature Drake Wood Duck

Miniature Drake Wood Duck
by Harold Gibbs (1886-1970)
West Barrington, RI.

Harold Gibbs was known and respected as a self-taught scientist, marine biologist, ornithologist, an early conservationist, crusader against pollution, a leader in the early days of saltwater fly-fishing, and a carver of significant artistic merit. He made decoys and shorebirds for himself and later in life sold them through Orvis.

This is an attractively skilled carving of a miniature Drake Wood Duck.

Signed on bottom: “Wood Duck, HG, 1945″Retains his original polychrome paint.


Origin: Ameican, Circa: 1945

Dimensions: W: 3 1/2" D: 2 1.4" H: 2 1.2"
Condition: Excellent No cracks repairs or chips

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