Lot 2158
John English (NJ, 1848-1915), Black Duck
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Florence, New Jersey, circa 1890, carved and painted wood, tack eyes,

Length 15.5 in.

A masterwork by one of Delaware River's finest makers. This decoy exhibits raised V wingtip carving with incised detailed feathers, and a wonderfully dry subtle paint application.

Original paint, wear to raised wings and tail, some seam separation to the hollow body.