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Relief Bird Head Carving

Description

Wooden carved and painted relief of a bird's head representing a lazy-billed curlew, with glass eye and long curved bill made from two pieces of wood; it has a speckled head.

Details

Maker
Crowell, A. Elmer (Carver)
Rushford, Edward (Vendor)
Date
1890-1910
Inscriptions
In black paint on the back of the carving: Crowell [underlined]
Location of origin
East Harwich, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
glass (material)
oil paint (paint)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Carved
Carving
carving (processes)
carvings (visual works)
Glass
glass (material)
Oil Paint
oil paint (paint)
Painted
painting (coating)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
1 2/5 x 9/10 (HxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.876
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2654

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