Golden Plover Shorebird Decoy in Spring Breeding Plumage
Fox Rig, Duxbury, MA, Ca. 1890

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Pristine original condition, including paint, bill and sealing wax eyes. The best dry patina with bright colors. Stamped "Fox". Only two examples from this rig are known to be signed. Ex. John Delph collection.

See Gigi Hopkin's new "Massachusetts Masterpieces: The Decoy As Art" book, pages 98-99, for rigmate.

9 1/2" long.

ITEM # 18264