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Antigonish Heritage Museum

Egg, Nest

Accession number: 500
Date: before 1988
Materials: Glass
Measurements: 3 cm Lcircumference cm 6
Narrative: The glass egg was placed in the nest as a decoy. It encouraged the hen to lay her eggs in this spot The objective was to discourage the hen from laying eggs on the ground, in a field etc. This object was found in the backyard of a property in the town of Antigonish (1960).
Description: Egg shape; handblown, milk glass; rough pontel edge