This is a gorgeous Black Duck Decoy done in the Barnegat Bay style by Hurley Conklin (1913 - 1988) , Manahawkin New Jersey. Hurley is likely New Jersey's most prolific if not famous decoy carver. He and his work have influenced generations of new carvers like JP Hand , George Strunk , Sean Sutton and many many others.This black duck exhibits great form , paint , ice groove in back , inletted bottom weight and scratch painting on tail & wings (unusual). This black measures almost 18" long (bill to tail tip) and is a bit over 5" wide. Nice crisp CONKLIN brand on the bottom and the decoy is likely circa 1960s. Every East Coast collector should have a Conklin black duck in his or her collection! See my other listings for more sporting collectibles , fish decoys , decoys , fishing reels , rods , books and more. The item "Barnegat Bay Black Duck Decoy by Hurley Conklin Manahawkin, New Jersey" is in sale since Thursday, January 10, 2019. This item is in the category "Sporting Goods\Hunting\Vintage Hunting\Duck Decoys". The seller is "djdecoys" and is located in Monroe, New York. This item can be shipped to United States.