Decoy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1840-1900

GUSN

GUSN-2633

Description

A pigeon carved in the full round with detailed bill, wings and tail, glass eyes, and painted in shades of gray, pink, yellow, black and white. This is a stick-up decoy with a hole in the underside mounted on a rectangular half-round stand and dowel. It could be hollow carved.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Armament -- Accessory

Dimensions

11 1/2 x 15 x 4 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.854