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Golden Eye Decoy

Description

Wooden carved and painted decoy representing a preening male golden eye duck; painted blue and white, with carved eyes and white wing patches; wings carved in relief.

Details

Maker
Wilson, Guy (Maker)
Date
1880-1920
Inscriptions
Blue fountain pen on red-bordered jelly label on bottom of duck: ""Pr. ducks/from/Wiscasset/Me./Durcritan/Golden-/Eye/(male)""
Location of origin
ME, USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Armament -- Accessory
Places
Maine (United States)
Wiscasset (Lincoln county, Maine)
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
Decoy
decoys
Hunting
hunting
Painted
painting (coating)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
6 x 6.5 (HxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.807
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2590

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