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    Sale 1959

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Prints And Decoys

    17 - 18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 307

    A Canada Goose

    ATTRIBUTED TO JAKE BARRETT, SOMERS POINT, NEW JERSEY, CIRCA 1920

    Price Realised  

    A Canada Goose
    Attributed to Jake Barrett, Somers Point, New Jersey, circa 1920
    Original paint with slight wear, small amount of touch-up at neck
    seat, structurally very good

    25 in. long


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    This decoy was recently purchased from a Jersey shore beach house wear it sat on the fireplace mantle since the 1950's

    Literature

    Henry Fleckenstein Jr, New Jersey Decoys, (Exton, PA, 1983) p. 122.