Decoy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1900-1920

GUSN

GUSN-8592

Description

Homemade. Painted in green, white, yellow and black.

Details

Descriptive Terms

decoys
cutting (dividing)
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
hunting
figure- and animal-derived motifs
gulls, sandpipers, auks, and allies
Hunting
Painted
Snipe
Cut
Tin
Decoy

Inscription

Stamped incision in tin: /P SQUIRE & CO/URE [three unknown letters/marks] [cut off where tin is cut; on tin container or sheet used for birds]

Associated Building

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

Maker

Possibly P. Squire & Co. (Maker)

Dimensions

3.188 x 6 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.797.3

Places

Massachusetts (United States)