Burlap Covered Black Duck Decoy
Theodore Rogers (1831-1903), Jamaica Bay, Long Island, NY, Ca. 1880

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Carved with tack eyes and still in original paint, then covered with burlap to reduce water glare. Glued neck crack and tail chip on left side with some canvas loss on the end of its tail.

Ex. collection of Ada and Robert Brandagee, Pittsburgh, PA. We sold the decoy to them 30 years ago.

17 1/2" long.

ITEM # 20977