Stick-up decoy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1955-1961

GUSN

GUSN-8579

Description

A sleeping curlew with head turned over back. Long bill carved in relief. Small tack eyes.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Felt pen on white label on bottom of base: "FAKE" (handwritten)

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4 1/8 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.787