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Decoy: Scaup Hen

early 20th century
A. Elmer Crowell (American, 1862–1952)


Object Place: East Harwich, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

13.97 x 33.34 cm (5 1/2 x 13 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

60.496

Medium or Technique

Wood; Paint

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Sculpture

Provenance

1953, December, Dr. George Ross Starr brought five duck decoys by A. Elmer Crowell to the MFA for review by Curator Henry Rossiter and collector Maxim Karolik; all five, including this one, were subsequently purchased by Karolik; 1960, given by Karolik to the MFA (Accession date: April 14, 1960).

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik