Decoy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1860-1900

GUSN

GUSN-2631

Description

Figure of a pigeon carved in the full round with deeply carved wing and tail and detailed breast; tack eyes; carved bill; painted in dark grey, burgundy with white highlights and light grey underside; a stick-up mounted on a rectangular half-round base and dowel stand.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

10 x 15 x 4 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.852

Places

New Jersey (United States)