Due to high visitor numbers anticipated this weekend, 22 and 23 January, we advise booking tickets for Grinling Gibbons and John Nash exhibition entry. If you do not have a ticket booked we may not have capacity to allow entry to the exhibitions. The restaurant will be walk up service only, no table bookings.

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Pair of Whistling Partridge Decoys

Details

Artist

Unknown

Title

Pair of Whistling Partridge Decoys

Date

Between 1850-1900

Medium

Tôle peinte (painted metal sheet)

Dimensions

H: 24cm

Reference

CVCSC:0138.1

Collection

British Folk Art

Status

On Display

Each of these decoys, with its detailed plumage, has an opening in its throat through which the wind would blow, producing a sound similar to the whistling of a partridge.

Pair of Whistling Partridge Decoys Between 1850-1900 © Compton Verney