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Americana Vintage Hand-Carved Wood Duck

Americana Vintage Hand-Carved Wood Duck

I love this Americana wood duck. It's almost like an old decoy, like a bit of America when life was a lot more simple that it is now. No frills, no coloring, no painting, just a wonderful natural burnished finish that old-time craftsmen know how to do.  I like to rub mine with a good furniture polish or oil to give it a bit of a sheen and bring out the finer details of the mottled finishing. The other thing I like about this duck, actually all our hand-crafted ducks and whales, is that no two are exactly alike. Every one...

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The French Country Duck

The French Country Duck

I flipped when I first ran across these French country ducks in my travels. The finishing was incredible, a nuanced, vintage look and feel, with great finishing and patinas. I spoke with the owner of the factory (I'm not telling you where) and he told me that he spent fifteen years in France in the furniture manufacturing business, where he learned his craft making fine French furniture and decorator accessories. So now I'm bringing these wonderful French Country Ducks to you. Enjoy! 

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