Sleeping black duck decoy

1850–80
Albert Davids Laing (American, 1811–1886)


Object Place: Stratford, Connecticut, United States

Dimensions

17.14 x 38.1 x 15.24 cm (6 3/4 x 15 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

62.153

Medium or Technique

Painted wood

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Sculpture

Neck turned, bill resting on back. Head and neck yellow with black flecks. Black stripe on head. Green bill. Bead eyes.

Markings

Marked "LAING" on bottom (branded)

Provenance

1957, gift of Mrs. J. Watson Webb (Electra Havemayer Webb) to Maxim Karolik; gift of Maxim Karolik to the MFA in 1962.

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik