A limited edition piece by master carver Phil Galatas, the Preening Bufflehead Duck Sculpture is a cold-cast reproduction in a blend of porcelain, alabaster, and resins and hand-painted in lifelike detail. This beautiful duck decoy sculpture features realistic glass eyes and depicts the bufflehead in its common preening pose.
Master Carver Phil Galatas
Natural preening pose
Realistic accents and precise feathering
Reproduction from original wood carving
Cold cast in porcelain, alabaster powders, and resin
Hand painted in meticulous detail
Realistic glass eyes
About Master Carver Phil Galatas
Master Carver Phil Galatas grew up on the rich wildlife bayous of Louisana. Phil spent countless hours observing and studying waterfowl on the marshlands. In 1977 he entered his first competition and won a first place blue ribbon in the professional division at the Gulf South Championship. Phil now serves as a judge at the Ward World Championships where he became a three-time "Best in Show" award winner.