Decoy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1870-1910

GUSN

GUSN-11321

Description

Wooden carved and miniature decoy representing a duck, with a sharp bill, a grey head and breast, black neck and white wings. A black oval painted on its back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Imprinted into the wood, twice on the bottom of the duck is: H.F. Jones . On a red bordered jelly label, written in fountain pen on the bottom of the duck is the number: 19 .

Associated Building

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

Maker

Jones, H. F. (Maker)

Object Type

Armament -- Accessory

Dimensions

7 3/8 x 7 1/4 (HxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1668