Merganser Hen - Mason Decoy Factory
Rare 'Challenge Grade' Merganser by the Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, MI c.1910. Excellent example in original paint with no restoration. A few shot scars on the front left.
Condition: A few dents on the bottom with tight age cracks. Some spots of paint flaking on the back. In the making splits have been factory filled in the back and in one area a piece of paint has flaked off exposing the original wood and filler. Small knot on lower right side.