Object Title

Decoy - Calling Bird

Decoy - Calling Bird

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XVIII.320

Provenance

Purchased at auction, Pearsons of Stockbridge, Hampshire, lot 160. 14th April 1987.

Physical Description

Made of metal and then painted. There is a mesh screen at the neck for sound to eminate. It has to two tube legs fixed to a wooden stand and a third tude to transmit the decoy sound. Some flaking of the surface paint around the tail.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall height: 9.5 in. (24.1 cm.) Weight: 1 lb. 1.5 oz. (0.495 kg.)

Associations

Places England