Carved and Painted Mason Factory Golden Plover Decoy, early 20th century, with iron nail beak and tack eyes, painted in fall plumage, with wooden stand, ht. 9, lg. 9 1/2 in.
Literature: For a similar example see Russ J. Goldberger and Alan G. Haid, Mason Decoys: A Complete Pictorial Guide (Lewes, Delaware: Decoy Magazine, 2003), p. 101.
Paint is in good overall condition with no obvious retouch. Slight wear to tip of tail.
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