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Carved and Painted Mason Factory Golden Plover Decoy

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3363T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: April 01, 2020 12:00PM


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.
Estimate $400-600

Paint is in good overall condition with no obvious retouch. Slight wear to tip of tail.

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Alan G. Haid, Russ J. Goldberger, Mason Decoys