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Miniature Canada Goose Decoy

1991.872.1 (RS25715)

Description

Pair of carved and painted miniature Canada geese; 872.2 is in a swimming pose while 872.1 is swimming and calling; they are naturalistically painted.

Details

Maker
Lincoln, Joseph Whiting, Mr. (Maker)
Gardner (Wood-carver)
Date
1890-1920
Inscriptions
1991.872.1> In blue pen on jelly label on bottom of decoy: Pur. geese/ ptd by/ Joe Lincoln/ carved by Gardner ? 1991.872.2> IN blue pen on jelly label on bottom of decoy: [no inscription written on catalgouing worksheet]
Location of origin
Accord, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
oil paint (paint)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Armament -- Accessory
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
New England (United States) [general region]
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
Decoy
decoys
miniatures (toys)
oil paint (paint)
Painted
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
2 3/4 x 6 1/8 x 2 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.872.1
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2650
Related Items
Title Miniature Geese Decoys Accession number 1991.872.2

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