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Whistling swan decoy

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White body with black bill and moveable neck.

Marks

Branded on underside "WILLIAMS"

Provenance

Acquired by Maxim Karolik through Dr. George R. Starr, Jr. (Duxbury). Gift of Maxim Karolik to the MFA in 1958.

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik

1880–1900

Object Place

Probably Currituck County, North Carolina

Dimensions

58.1 x 90.8 cm (22 7/8 x 35 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

58.1158

Medium or Technique

Painted wood (cedar)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Sculpture