Decoy: Lesser Scaup Drake

1920–30


Object Place: Stratford, Connecticut, United States

Dimensions

16.51 x 35.56 cm (6 1/2 x 14 in.)

Accession Number

60.483

Medium or Technique

Painted wood

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Sculpture

Made by a carver of the “Stratford School.” Yellow bead eye, light blue bill, black breast and tail with white body. Gray wings on badk finely lined in black to simulate feathers. Also called bluebill, broadbill, or blackhead.

Provenance

Acquired by Maxim Karolik and given to the Museum in 1960.

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik