Rare Turned-Head Black Duck Joseph W. Lincoln (1859-1938) Accord, MA, c. 1910 16 1/2 in. long
A turned-head example by this maker, who is known for creating, almost exclusively, straight-head decoys. The large body also exhibits raised wing tips. A paper label affixed to bottom reads "From the Adams rig, Lily Pond Club, Cohassett, MA, ca. 1920s-1930s." In original and working paint with gunning wear and some restoration.
Literature: John and Shirley Delph, "New England Decoys," Exton, PA, 1980, p. 134, related straight-head examples illustrated.
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