Lot 2136
Pat O'Neal (NC, 1897-1972) Redhead from Swan Island Club
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Churches Island, North Carolina, circa 1920, carved and painted wood, branded JL.

Length 17 in.

Former collection of Bob Timberlake.
Former hunting rig of Joe Lewark, guide for the Swan Island Club.

Pat O'Neal made some classic redheads and canvasbacks that were deployed with his sinkbox. He sold this group of decoys to the Swan Island Club. A rig mate is published on page 144 of Gunnin' Birds by Kroghie Andresen.

Original paint worn to bare wood in places, wood imperfection on the right side.