Exceedingly Rare Mason Glasseye Short-Bodied Jack Snipe Shorebird Decoy
Ca. 1900

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Highly detailed original paint with painted speculums. Iron bill had leached into face and been reset with some filler replacement and retouch at juncture. The unusual gold sponge paint on the back is original.

Only one other example is known in original paint, shown in "Mason Decoys," page 110.

11" long.

ITEM # 19519