Wonderful early matched pair of Illinois River mallards. Although very similar to Ellistons, we believe they are by another hand.
Each bird has lower part of bill replaced (approximately 1/3, see pictures). Otherwise excellent original paint with moderate wear commensurate with age.
Drake: 16.75" l x 6.5" h x 5.5" w
Hen: 16.5" l x 6.5" h x 5.75" w