Lowhead Black Duck - Tom Fitzpatrick
Lowhead Black Duck by Tom Fitzpatrick of Delanco, NJ c.1930. Hollow carved with raised 'V' wing tips with carved details and incised tail feathers. Branded 'DSC' on underside. Condition: Great original condition with a slight body separation and minor roughness at tail points. 16" Literature: Harrison H. Huster and Doug Knight, "Floating Sculptures: The Decoys of the Delaware River," Spanish Fork, UT, 1982, p. 66.Gene and Linda Kangas, "Decoys: A North American Survey," Spanish Fork, UT, 1983, p. 63, pl. 104, rigmate illustrated, possibly same decoy.