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Miniature Duck Decoy

1991.874 (RS25719)

Description

Figure of a duck carved in the round with pivoting head, painted black and white with red eye and gray bill.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1920
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
American linden (wood)
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
Object type
Armament -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
Basswood
Carved
carving (processes)
Decoy
decoys
figure- and animal-derived motifs
miniatures (toys)
Painted
painting (coating)
Possibly American linden (wood)
Dimensions
1 3/4 x 3 1/2 x 1 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.874
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2652

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