Stick-up decoy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1900

GUSN

GUSN-8593

Description

Goose head on long stick with hole in end. Overall painted black. Two pieces with seam at neck. Nail construction.

Details

Descriptive Terms

decoys
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
geese
hunting
Hunting
Painted
Carved
Goose
Wood
Decoy

Inscription

Stamped incision in tin: /P SQUIRE & CO/URE [three unknown letters/marks] [cut off where tin is cut; on tin container or sheet used for birds]

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Armament -- Accessory

Dimensions

14 3/8 x 4 x 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.798