Shorebird Decoy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-10585

Description

Figure of a sandpiper carved in the round with split sail, carved bill, painted yellow and black eyes; stick-up bird drilled at the base, mounted on a modern rectangular wood base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

decoys
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Wood
Painted
Carved
Decoy

Inscription

On jelly jar label on base of base: Pr - snipes --/ from/ Conn.

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

8 3/4 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.867