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Decoy

1991.854 (RS25770)

Description

A pigeon carved in the full round with detailed bill, wings and tail, glass eyes, and painted in shades of gray, pink, yellow, black and white. This is a stick-up decoy with a hole in the underside mounted on a rectangular half-round stand and dowel. It could be hollow carved.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1900
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
glass (material)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Armament -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
Decoy
decoys
Glass
glass (material)
Painted
painting (coating)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
11 1/2 x 15 x 4 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.854
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2633

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