Miniature Canada Goose Decoy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-2650

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

Descriptive Terms

decoys
miniatures (toys)
carving (processes)
oil paint (paint)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Carved
Painted
Decoy

Inscription

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]

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1991.872

Maker

Lincoln, Joseph Whiting, Mr. (Maker)
Gardner (Wood-carver)

Location of Origin

Accord, MA, USA

Dimensions

2 3/4 x 6 1/8 x 2 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.872.1

Places

New England (United States) [general region]
Massachusetts (United States)

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