Four Geese Carvings

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1870-1880

GUSN

GUSN-3102

Description

Four carved wooden geese; one is standing upright, two are feeding, and one is grooming itself. Their wings and tails are carved and the eyes and bills are painted black and yellow; the wooden legs are applied and set into wooden bases. 1991.1599.1, .2, & .4 have rectangular brown painted bases with bevelled edges. 1991.1599.3 has a rounded base which is painted blue.

Details

Descriptive Terms

carvings (visual works)
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Carving

Inscription

1991.1599.1: ""owned by Nina F. Little/WM 244 (on 4) c./ M/M Little 244"" 1991.552.2: ""owned by Nina f. Little/WM 244 (on $) d./ M/M Little 244D"" 1991.599.3: ""owned by Nina F. Little/ W.M. 244 (on 3) b M/M Little 244B"" 1991.599.4: ""owned by Nina F. Little/WM 244 (on 4) a M/M Little 244A""

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1991.1599

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

3 3/4 x 10 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1599.1-4