Stick-up decoy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1890-1910

GUSN

GUSN-8577

Description

Full, rounded, solid body in one piece. Carved eyes; carved wood beak; V tail with carved definition to tail and wings. Black-painted body with characteristic white and golden- brown/yellow spots. White stripe over eye. On stick; crude, grey-painted base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

decoys
wood (plant material)
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
gulls, sandpipers, auks, and allies
hunting
Wood
Painted
Carved
Hunting
Golden Plover
Decoy

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

11 1/4 x 10 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.785

Places

Probably Massachusetts (United States)