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Contented Goose

1991.1173 (RS173774)

Description

Wooden decoy in the form of a Canada Goose, with an upright head with, glass eyes, carved bill, and a two piece neck. It is realistically painted in gray, black, white and has weights in the base.

Details

Maker
Safford, Charles Augustus (Maker)
Date
1910-1935
Location of origin
Plum Island, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Armament -- Accessory
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
Decoy
decoys
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Dimensions
15.75 x 25 x 10 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1173
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3388

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