Contented Goose

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1910-1935

GUSN

GUSN-3388

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

Descriptive Terms

decoys
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Pine
Carved
Painted
Decoy

Associated Building

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

Maker

Safford, Charles Augustus (Maker)

Location of Origin

Plum Island, MA, USA

Object Type

Armament -- Accessory

Dimensions

15.75 x 25 x 10 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1173

Places

Massachusetts (United States)