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Decoy: Black Duck (one of a pair)

about 1910–20
Charles Hart (American, 1862–1960)


Object Place: Gloucester, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

17.14 x 44.45 x 18.41 cm (6 3/4 x 17 1/2 x 7 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

59.951

Medium or Technique

Painted wood

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Sculpture

Black duck decoy of painted wood with bead eyes, yellow-green bill, brown-black body, scalloped and flecked with ochre; hollow; head movable; deeply carved wings with green bars.

Provenance

Acquired by the donor in May 1958 and given to the Museum November 12, 1959.

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik