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Decoy: Black Duck (one of a pair)

Black duck decoy of painted wood with bead eyes, yellow-green bill, brown-black body, scalloped and flecked with ochre; hollow; head movable; deeply carved wings with green bars.

Provenance

Acquired by the donor in May 1958 and given to the Museum November 12, 1959.

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik

about 1910–20

Object Place

Gloucester, Massachusetts, United States

Accession Number

59.951

Medium or Technique

Painted wood

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Americas

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Sculpture