Miniature Decoy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-2653

Description

Miniature decoy in the form of a ruddy duck carved in the full round, painted ochre and grainpainted in black to simulate feathers; the bill is painted red.

Details

Descriptive Terms

decoys
miniatures (toys)
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
miniature (size attribute)
Wood
Painted
Carved
Decoy

Inscription

On a label on the underside is written: ""Ruddy Duck""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Armament -- Accessory

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.875