Duck Decoy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880 -1910

GUSN

GUSN-8328

Description

Carved and painted wooden decoy of a goldeneye duck. Decoy has carved black wings, painted black head with white spot, yellow eyes, and a gray bill.

Details

Descriptive Terms

decoys
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
hunting
Hunting
Decoy

Inscription

Capitals and script in pencil on bottom: MADE BY Capt. Ed. H./ADAMS POINT,/Durham,N.H./ /Ca[ss?]/ [Cass appears to be added to inscription; almost illegible.]

Associated Building

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

Maker

Adams, Edward Hamlin, 1860-1950 (Carver)

Location of Origin

Durham, NH, USA

Object Type

Armament -- Accessory

Dimensions

6 x 6 1/8 (HxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.669

Places

New Hampshire (United States)
Adams Point (Strafford county, New Hampshire) [cape]