Decoy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1920-1940

GUSN

GUSN-8598

Description

Male, carved in full round. Outline of wings carved in relief. Painted metal eyes. Painted dark gray with light gray and white mottled plumage. Lead weights and leather rig strap nailed to bases.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Typed paper label at underside: Lesser Scaup/male

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Armament -- Accessory

Dimensions

4 5/8 x 10 x 3 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.802.2

Places

Possibly