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Details & Cataloguing

The History of Now: The Important American Folk Art Collection of David Teiger | Sold to Benefit Teiger Foundation for the Support of Contemporary Art

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Canada Goose
American School, circa 1900
beak partially restored.
polychromed wood decoy with glass eyes
Height 12 in. by Length 22 in.
circa 1895
Massachusetts or lower Delaware River area
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Provenance

Marna Anderson, New York.

Literature

Tom Geismar and Harvey Kahn, Spiritually Moving:  A Collection of American Folk Art Sculpture (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1998) cat. no. 51, illus. in color.

Catalogue Note

Although it is not branded, this superb goose decoy is clearly from the T. Gray rig and closely related in body form and head position to the two branded birds (lot 1258) from that group in the Teiger Collection.

The History of Now: The Important American Folk Art Collection of David Teiger | Sold to Benefit Teiger Foundation for the Support of Contemporary Art

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New York