Canadian Goose Decoy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1900-1930

GUSN

GUSN-3389

Description

In the form of a Canadian Goose, with glass eyes, incised bill, and a squared tail. There are stylized areas of paint that are realistically colored. The head is carved separately from the body.

Details

Descriptive Terms

decoys
carving (processes)
cedar (wood)
glass (material)
painting (coating)
Cedar
Glass
Carved
Painted
DECOY

Inscription

Inscribed on adhesive tape on the bottom is: Joe Lincoln/Hingham, MA.

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

11.625 x 24 x 9 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1174

Places

Massachusetts (United States)