Canada Goose flying decoy

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Date:1900 - 1925 (c.)

Description:This is a painted pine decoy model of a goose, with its neck extended and wings outstretched. It is made from two straight-edged pieces of wood and painted in black and white. The eyes are made from tacks driven into the sides of the head. It is British and dates from the early 20th century. Height 183 mm, Length 870 mm, Width 1134 mm


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1870s
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1900s
Canada Goose decoy
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1950s
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This is a decoy model of a swan make of cork, wood and lead. It would have been ...

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Source: Compton Verney House Trust

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