Whistling swan decoy

1880–1900


Object Place: Probably Currituck County, North Carolina

Dimensions

58.1 x 90.8 cm (22 7/8 x 35 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

58.1158

Medium or Technique

Painted wood (cedar)

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Sculpture

White body with black bill and moveable neck.

Markings

Branded on underside "WILLIAMS"

Provenance

Acquired by Maxim Karolik through Dr. George R. Starr, Jr. (Duxbury). Gift of Maxim Karolik to the MFA in 1958.

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik