Decoy Bookends - Ward Brothers

Decoy Bookends - Ward Brothers

Mallard Hen & Black Duck bookend set by the Ward Bros, Crisfield, MD c.1948.

A presentation set made for the Cedarhurst Gun Club. Nicely carved turned head models with carved bill details. Heavily weighted.

Both carry the Mort Kramer ink stamp. Each bears a paper label on its backside which reads "Presented by Cedarhurst Gun Club Sunday May 30, 1948 Made by L. T. Ward & Bro. Won by..............."

Condition: Original paint with light wear and some crazing. Some restoration to edges of bill tips.

Provenance:Cedarhurst Gun Club

Dr. Morton D. Kramer Collection