31: Robin Snipe
Mason Decoy Factory (1896-1924)
Detroit, MI, c. 1910
In superb condition with rich color, this Mason "A-1" grade shorebird in spring plumage stands as one of the finest robin snipe or red knots by the maker ever offered.
Outstanding original paint.
Private Collection, Midwest
Russ J. Goldberger and Alan Haid, "Mason Decoys: A Pictorial Guide," Lewes, DE, 1993, p. 99, similar decoy illustrated