Canada Goose Lloyd Parker (1859-1921) Parkertown, NJ, c. 1890 24 1/2 in. long
“Best Lloyd Parker I’ve ever owned. - John Hillman,” written and signed on the underside, stamped “Hillman Collection.
An excellent, hollow Canada goose by one of Barnegat Bay’s finest carvers. Excellent Parker repaint with gunning wear and flaking.
Provenance: John Hillman Collection. Richard and Lynn Gove Collection
Literature: Henry A. Fleckenstein, Jr., "Decoys of the Mid-Atlantic Region," Exton, PA, 1979, p. 52, exact decoy illustrated. Henry A. Fleckenstein, Jr., "New Jersey Decoys," Exton, PA, 1983, p. 115, exact decoy illustrated (image reversed).
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