Swan Decoy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1890-1910

GUSN

GUSN-11368

Description

Hollow carved in the form of a swimming swan, with a shaped neck and head, tack eyes and a shaped bill. The swan has weathered white paint and a bill painted in black. The neck and head are in two separate parts, with the bird having a tin plate on the base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

16 x 26 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1702