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    Sale 1959

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Prints And Decoys

    17 - 18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 371

    A HOLLOW CARVED BLACK DUCK

    TOM FITZPATRICK, DELANCO, NEW JERSEY, FIRST QUARTER 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A HOLLOW CARVED BLACK DUCK
    Tom Fitzpatrick, Delanco, New Jersey, First Quarter 20th Century
    In "low head" resting pose, typical Delaware River School raised "V" wing carving and fluted tail
    Original paint with very minor wear, several small dents
    16 in. long


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    For similar examples see Harrison Huster and Doug Knight, Floating Sculptures: The Decoys of the Delaware River (Spanish Fork, Utah 1982) p. 66.