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Miniature Gull Decoy

1991.285 (RS25718)

Description

Miniature sea gull carved in the full round, the wing carved in relief, painted white, gray, black and yellow.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1930
Inscriptions
Jelly jar label on underside: ""2 gulls / from / Marblehead"". Adhesive tape on underside: ""Little"".
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Armament -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
Decoy
decoys
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Hunting
hunting
miniatures (toys)
Painted
painting (coating)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
2 x 4 x 1 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.285
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2277

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