Golden Eye Decoy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1920

GUSN

GUSN-2590

Description

Wooden carved and painted decoy representing a preening male golden eye duck; painted blue and white, with carved eyes and white wing patches; wings carved in relief.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Blue fountain pen on red-bordered jelly label on bottom of duck: ""Pr. ducks/from/Wiscasset/Me./Durcritan/Golden-/Eye/(male)""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Wilson, Guy (Maker)

Location of Origin

ME, USA

Dimensions

6 x 6.5 (HxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.807

Places

Maine (United States)
Wiscasset (Lincoln county, Maine)