Duck Decoy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1920

GUSN

GUSN-8517

Description

Carved and painted duck with feet fastened to a board. Painted black and white with gold eyes and feet. Head with square insert.

Details

Descriptive Terms

decoys
carving (processes)
wood (plant material)
painting (coating)
hunting
figure- and animal-derived motifs
ducks (birds)
Wood
Carved
Painted
Duck
Hunting
Merganser
Golden Eye
Decoy

Inscription

Script in ballpoint on jelly label on base, reverse, left: Golden eye/by George/Huey Maine

Associated Building

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

Maker

Huey, George (Carver)
Cogger, Henry (Vendor)

Location of Origin

ME, USA

Dimensions

8.188 x 13 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.731

Places

Maine (United States)