J282 Mid-19th century Folk Art hand carved fishing decoy depicting a Muskrat with long wooden tail that swivels from side-to-side and tin front/back legs. Detailed shaping to the body, tail, head, and ears. Very realistic original painted surface and glass inset eyes. There are two metal weights embedded in the underbelly of the muskrat.
Approximate measurements: 8 ¾” long x 3” wide x 1 ½” tall