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Pigeon Decoy

1991.851 (RS25773)

Description

A stylized figure of a ZENAIDE PIGEON carved with the full round glass eyes, painted gray, black, pink and white; a stick-up decoy, it is mounted on a half-round rustic wood stand.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1900
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glass (material)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Armament -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
Decoy
decoys
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Glass
glass (material)
Painted
painting (coating)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
9 1/2 x 13 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.851
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2630

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