Inside the Collection

On the sixth day of Christmas

my true love gave to me…. six geese a laying.

Six geese from the Powerhouse Museum Collection.

From left to right:
2002/58/5-44 Toy farm goose, painted lead, William Britain Ltd, England, 1930 – 1939
A4855 Haircomb, tortoiseshell/gilt brass/coral, unknown maker, Japan, 1800-1868
92/1403 Rank badge, wild goose insignia, embroidered silk, China, c. 1900
A2778-28 Coffee cup and saucer, gold goose design, porcelain (bone china), painted by James Callowhill, made by Doulton & Co, Burslem, England, 1885-1891
85/2575-3 Toy goose, metal, clockwork operated, made by R.H, Germany, c. 1955
92/611 Dress accessory, toggle, egret or goose, ivory, China, c. 1700-1940

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