Swan floating decoy

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Date:1955

Description:This is a decoy model of a swan make of cork, wood and lead. It would have been purely decorative, as swans were protected by the time this model was made. It is signed, R. Madison Mitchell and dated 1955. Height 455mm, Length 830mm, Width 275mm


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1950s
Swan floating decoy
Swan floating decoy

This is a decoy model of a swan make of cork, wood and lead. It would have been ...

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Source: Compton Verney House Trust

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