Canvasback Drake - Capt. Tom Cornicelli
Canvasback drake by Captain Tom Cornicelli 'Back Bay Cornicelli' of Bethpage, NY c. 2006. Tom operates his own guide service 'Back Bay Outfitters' and has won multiple 'Best in Show' ribbons at the World's Competition.
Solid body with slightly turned and raised head. Thick scratch feather paint, original bell weight on underside. Signed and dated by carver, also branded 'Back Bay Cornicelli'.
This specific decoy bears 'Sporting Classics 25th' on the underside and is one of a few decoys made by Tom for 'Sporting Classics' magazine 25th anniversary in 2006. Tom and a few other carvers were in a feature article and the editor requested a few decoys be made for the magazine.
Condition: Excellent original