A classic Eastern Shore decoy with eye grooves and a ridge down the back. The underside is incised "D" and marked with the Mackey Collection ink stamp. Gunning wear down to wood, and cracks in head and bill.
Provenance: William J. Mackey, Jr. Collection Sam Dyke Collection Ronald S. Swanson Collection
Literature: Henry A. Fleckenstein, Jr., "Shore Bird Decoys," Exton, PA, 1980, pp. 94-95, exact decoy illustrated.
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