Miniature Gull Decoy

Date

1890-1930

GUSN

GUSN-2277

Description

Miniature sea gull carved in the full round, the wing carved in relief, painted white, gray, black and yellow.

Details

Descriptive Terms

miniatures (toys)
decoys
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
hunting
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Wood
Carved
Painted
Hunting
Decoy

Inscription

Jelly jar label on underside: ""2 gulls / from / Marblehead"". Adhesive tape on underside: ""Little"".

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Armament -- Accessory

Dimensions

2 x 4 x 1 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.285