Blue Heron Decoy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1907

GUSN

GUSN-2675

Description

Blue heron "confidence" decoy assembled in five parts on a homemade rough hewn base. It has a small head and it is all painted grey, except for the base; small white circle is near the tail section.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Written in pencil on the bottom is: George Martin's Carne,/Barncgat (June)? 1907. [This inscription is no longer visible]

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Armament -- Accessory

Dimensions

54 x 19 x 7 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.900

Places


New Jersey (United States)