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Carved and painted wooden bird representing a plover. It is painted black and yellow, with black beak and eyes and copper wire legs that are painted yellow and affixed to the base. The base bears lettering and there is some incising to create a feathered surface.
carvings (visual works)
oil paint (paint)
wood (plant material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Incised with fountain pen on the base bottom is: Plover/Carving/Marblehead.
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),
Title Thrasher Carving Accession Number 1991.966
2 7/8 x 1 1/2 (HxD) (inches)
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
Massachusetts (United States)