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Sleeping black duck decoy

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Neck turned, bill resting on back. Head and neck yellow with black flecks. Black stripe on head. Green bill. Bead eyes.

Marks

Marked "LAING" on bottom (branded)

Provenance

1957, gift of Mrs. J. Watson Webb (Electra Havemayer Webb) to Maxim Karolik; gift of Maxim Karolik to the MFA in 1962.

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik

1850–80

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

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Sculpture