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    Sale 1959

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Prints And Decoys

    17 - 18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 321

    A CANVASBACK DRAKE

    MASON DECOY FACTORY, DETROIT, MICHIGAN, FIRST QUARTER 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A CANVASBACK DRAKE
    Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan, First Quarter 20th Century
    Challenge Grade
    Original paint with minor discoloration and wear. Old overpaint has been professionally taken off head and lower sides of the body. Crack in underside. Lightly hit by shot
    15 in. long


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    For similar examples, see Russ Goldberger and Alan Haid, Mason Decoys a Complete Pictoral Guide (Burtonsville, MD, 1993), p.53.