Goose

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1900-1920

GUSN

GUSN-3387

Description

In the form of a Canadian Goose, with an upright head, shoe button eyes, incised bill, 3 piece neck, and all painted in black, cream and white. The body is pegged in three places and raised on an ovoid "disc" like base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

decoys
carving (processes)
cedar (wood)
metal
painting (coating)
Cedar
Unidentified Metal
Painted
Carved
DECOY

Inscription

Inscribed on a strip of tape on the underside is: early Joe/Lincoln/Hingham, MA. Ona paper label on the underside it reads: Goose/found in/Gloucester.

Associated Building

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

Maker

Little, Bertram K., 1899-1993 (Maker)

Location of Origin

Brookline, MA, USA

Dimensions

13.5 x 22.5 x 8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1172

Places

Massachusetts (United States)