Sleeping black duck decoy
Albert Davids Laing (American, 1811–1886)
Object Place: Stratford, Connecticut, United States
17.14 x 38.1 x 15.24 cm (6 3/4 x 15 x 6 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Neck turned, bill resting on back. Head and neck yellow with black flecks. Black stripe on head. Green bill. Bead eyes.
Marked "LAING" on bottom (branded)
Mrs. J. Watson Webb (Electra Havemayer Webb); 1957, gift of Mrs. Webb to Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 – d. 1963), Newport; 1962, gift of Karolik to the MFA.
Bequest of Maxim Karolik