Bend Perch Decoy, painted wood with glass eyes.
in form from naturalistic to extremely abstract and in color from
somber to astonishing,
Chub in Perch finish. Metal fins and glass eyes. Length 4.5"
factory decoys tend to be identifiable by their extreme surface
Chub in dace finish. Metal fins and glass eyes. Length 4.5"
paints were often used and delicate spray painting techniques
were utilized to create shimmering, iridescent decoys with a luminosity
that rivaled the fish they were modeled on.
decoy, w. metal vanes and anal fin. Length 6"
types of factory decoys were made of hard, molded rubber, pressed,
molded wood particles......
still others had the appearance and shape of hand-carved decoys.
Practically all factory decoys have surface treatments and body
styles that appear mechanical. Although some were created en masse
by individual craftsmen rather than in a factory setting, they're
generally devoid of any individualistic character which could
be taken as the expression of a particular artist.