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Duck Decoy

1991.731 (RS35101)

Description

Carved and painted duck with feet fastened to a board. Painted black and white with gold eyes and feet. Head with square insert.

Details

Maker
Huey, George (Carver)
Cogger, Henry (Vendor)
Date
1880-1920
Inscriptions
Script in ballpoint on jelly label on base, reverse, left: Golden eye/by George/Huey Maine
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)
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
Decoy
decoys
Duck
ducks (birds)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Golden Eye
Hunting
hunting
Merganser
Painted
painting (coating)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
8.188 x 13 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.731
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8517

Comments

Merganser Decoy #

AvatarPosted by Monty Cornell on July 8, 2010
If you have a picture of the bottom of this decoy, I would love to be able to see it.

Thanks.


Merganser Decoy #

AvatarPosted by Monty Cornell on July 8, 2010
If you have a picture of the bottom of this decoy, I would love to be able to see it.

Thanks.