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

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.

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik