Pigeon Decoy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1860-1900

GUSN

GUSN-2630

Description

A stylized figure of a ZENAIDE PIGEON carved with the full round glass eyes, painted gray, black, pink and white; a stick-up decoy, it is mounted on a half-round rustic wood stand.

Details

Descriptive Terms

decoys
glass (material)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Wood
Glass
Painted
Decoy

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

9 1/2 x 13 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.851