Duck Decoy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1896-1924

GUSN

GUSN-2591

Description

Carved and painted wooden decoy representing a black duck, with blue wing feathers and yellow bill, and yellow glass eyes.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Blue fountain pen script on jelly label on bottom of duck: ""Mason's/Decoy factory/Premier/[illeg.] ow"" - ptd. 45[in circle]"".

Associated Building

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

Maker

Mason's Decoy Factory (Maker)

Location of Origin

Detroit, MI, USA

Object Type

Armament -- Accessory

Dimensions

7 2/5 x 5 3/5 (HxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.808

Places

Michigan (United States)