Relief Bird Head Carving

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1890-1910

GUSN

GUSN-2654

Description

Wooden carved and painted relief of a bird's head representing a lazy-billed curlew, with glass eye and long curved bill made from two pieces of wood; it has a speckled head.

Details

Descriptive Terms

carvings (visual works)
carving (processes)
glass (material)
oil paint (paint)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Oil Paint
Wood
Glass
Painted
Carved
Carving

Inscription

In black paint on the back of the carving: Crowell [underlined]

Associated Building

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

Maker

Crowell, A. Elmer (Carver)
Rushford, Edward (Vendor)

Location of Origin

East Harwich, MA, USA

Dimensions

1 2/5 x 9/10 (HxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.876

Places

Massachusetts (United States)