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Bowl with lid

Maker:
Undetermined artist  Search this
Medium:
Gourd, pigment, leather
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 36.7 x 37.5 x 37.3 cm (14 7/16 x 14 3/4 x 14 11/16 in.)
Type:
Container
Geography:
Sokoto, Nigeria
Date:
Late 20th century
Topic:
fish  Search this
Household  Search this
Trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mildred A. Morton
Object number:
2000-29-47
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Currents: Water in African Art
On View:
NMAfA, Third Level Corridor
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2000-29-47

Wall hanging

Maker:
Fon artist  Search this
Medium:
Cotton, dye
Dimensions:
H x W: 156.5 x 95.8 cm (61 5/8 x 37 11/16 in.) (framed)
Type:
Costume and Textile
Geography:
Benin
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
fish  Search this
bird  Search this
Leadership  Search this
weapon  Search this
boat  Search this
bovine  Search this
Trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Charlton E. Williams
Object number:
2002-14-15
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2002-14-15

Wall hanging

Maker:
Fon artist  Search this
Medium:
Cotton
Dimensions:
H x W: 109.2 x 163.8 cm (43 x 64 1/2 in.)
Type:
Costume and Textile
Geography:
Abomey, Benin
Date:
Late 20th century
Topic:
fish  Search this
bird  Search this
lion  Search this
musical instrument  Search this
weapon  Search this
boat  Search this
bushcow  Search this
tool  Search this
Plant  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
79-13-24
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_79-13-24

Brook Trout Decoy

Artist:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
carved and painted wood with metal and leather
Dimensions:
3 x 8 1/2 x 2 in. (7.6 x 21.6 x 5.1 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture
Folk Art
Date:
late 19th century
Topic:
Animal\fish\trout  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson
Object number:
1986.65.43
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor, 28A
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1986.65.43

Perch Decoy

Artist:
Oscar Peterson, born Cadillac, MI 1887-died Cadillac, MI 1951  Search this
Medium:
carved and painted wood and metal
Dimensions:
1 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 1 3/4 in. (3.8 x 16.5 x 4.5 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture
Folk Art
Date:
ca. 1935-1944
Topic:
Animal\fish\perch  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson
Object number:
1986.65.45
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor, 28A
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1986.65.45

Fish Decoy

Artist:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
painted wood with painted metal
Dimensions:
1 3/8 x 4 5/8 x 1 3/4 in. (3.5 x 11.8 x 4.3 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture
Folk Art
Date:
probably 20th century
Topic:
Animal\fish  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson
Object number:
1986.65.47
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor, 28A
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1986.65.47

Perch Decoy

Artist:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
carved and painted wood with metal
Dimensions:
1 5/8 x 7 1/2 x 2 5/8 in. (4.2 x 19.1 x 6.7 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture
Folk Art
Date:
late 19th century
Topic:
Animal\fish\perch  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson
Object number:
1986.65.48
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor, 28A
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1986.65.48

Fish Decoy

Artist:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
painted wood, aluminum, lead, ground glass, and thumbtacks
Dimensions:
1 1/4 x 7 1/4 x 3 in. (3.2 x 18.3 x 7.5 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture
Folk Art
Date:
20th century
Topic:
Animal\fish  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson
Object number:
1986.65.51
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor, 28A
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1986.65.51

Fish Decoy

Artist:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
painted wood with metal
Dimensions:
1 3/8 x 6 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. (3.4 x 15.8 x 5.7 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture
Folk Art
Date:
20th century
Topic:
Animal\fish  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson
Object number:
1986.65.55
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor, 28A
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1986.65.55

Fish Decoy

Artist:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
painted wood with metal
Dimensions:
2 1/2 x 9 1/4 x 2 5/8 in. (6.5 x 23.5 x 6.6 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture
Folk Art
Date:
20th century
Topic:
Animal\fish  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson
Object number:
1986.65.56
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor, 28A
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1986.65.56

Sturgeon Decoy

Artist:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
painted wood with metal
Dimensions:
4 1/2 x 21 1/4 x 7 1/8 in. (11.3 x 54.0 x 18.0 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture
Folk Art
Date:
20th century
Topic:
Animal\fish\sturgeon  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson
Object number:
1986.65.57
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor, 28A
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1986.65.57

Pike Decoy

Attributed to:
Herman Luce, born Oden, MI 1903-died Oden, MI 1978  Search this
Medium:
carved and painted wood with metal
Dimensions:
1 1/4 x 5 7/8 x 2 1/8 in. (3.2 x 15.0 x 5.4 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture
Folk Art
Date:
1930s-1940s
Topic:
Animal\fish\pike  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson
Object number:
1986.65.58
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor, 28A
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1986.65.58

Perch Decoy

Attributed to:
Ervin Stewart, born Indian River, MI 1907-died Cheboygan, MI 1988  Search this
Medium:
carved and pyroengraved wood with metal
Dimensions:
1 3/4 x 8 3/8 x 3 in. (4.5 x 21.1 x 7.5 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture
Folk Art
Date:
ca. 1930-1950
Topic:
Animal\fish\perch  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson
Object number:
1986.65.60
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor, 28A
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1986.65.60

Fish Decoy

Artist:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
painted wood with metal
Dimensions:
1 5/8 x 5 7/8 x 1 7/8 in. (4.0 x 14.9 x 4.8 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture
Folk Art
Date:
20th century
Topic:
Animal\fish  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson
Object number:
1986.65.63
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor, 28A
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1986.65.63

Harlequin Fish Decoy

Artist:
"Butch" Irvin Schramm, born New Baltimore, MI 1900-died Mount Clemens, MI 1988  Search this
Medium:
carved and painted wood with metal
Dimensions:
1 1/8 x 4 7/8 x 1 7/8 in. (3.0 x 12.4 x 4.9 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture
Folk Art
Date:
mid 20th century
Topic:
Animal\fish  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson
Object number:
1986.65.64
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor, 28A
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1986.65.64

Sturgeon Decoy

Artist:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
carved and painted wood and rubber
Dimensions:
4 1/2 x 28 1/4 x 7 in. (11.5 x 71.7 x 17.8 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture
Folk Art
Date:
20th century
Topic:
Animal\fish\sturgeon  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson
Object number:
1986.65.65
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor, 28A
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1986.65.65

Tan Fish Decoy

Attributed to:
Ross Allen, active 20th century  Search this
Medium:
varnished wood, metal, and beads
Dimensions:
2 x 6 1/2 x 2 in. (5.1 x 16.5 x 5.1 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture
Folk Art
Date:
ca. 1970
Topic:
Animal\fish  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Chuck and Jan Rosenak and museum purchase made possible by Mrs. E. C. Hobson
Object number:
1997.124.196
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor, 28A
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1997.124.196

Untitled

Artist:
Howell, n.d.  Search this
Dimensions:
2 3/4 x 10 3/4 x 4 in. (7 x 27.3 x 10.2 cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Folk Art
Date:
before 1997
Topic:
Animal\fish  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Chuck and Jan Rosenak and museum purchase made possible by Mr. and Mrs Fortunato Porotto
Object number:
1997.124.197
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor, 28A
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1997.124.197

Untitled

Artist:
Howell, n.d.  Search this
Dimensions:
2 1/4 x 9 x 3 3/4 in. (5.7 x 22.9 x 9.5 cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Folk Art
Date:
before 1997
Topic:
Animal\fish  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Chuck and Jan Rosenak and museum purchase made possible by Mrs. E. C. Hobson
Object number:
1997.124.198
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor, 28A
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1997.124.198

Untitled

Artist:
Oscar Peterson, born Cadillac, MI 1887-died Cadillac, MI 1951  Search this
Dimensions:
1 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 1 3/4 in. (3.8 x 19.1 x 4.4 cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Folk Art
Date:
ca. 1940
Topic:
Animal\fish  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Chuck and Jan Rosenak and museum purchase
Object number:
1997.124.199
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor, 28A
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1997.124.199

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