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