Flying Goose Weathervane

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1900-1925

GUSN

GUSN-3309

Description

Weathervane of a flattened silhouette of a Canada Goose in flight with silhouetted wings nailed at an angle to the body. The head is painted black, while the body and wings retain traces of white and black painted areas. It has tack eyes, a meatal plate and a hole at the base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

weathervanes
wood (plant material)
painting (coating)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
geese
Wood
Painted
Goose
Weathervane

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

10 x 28 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1095

Places

Massachusetts (United States)