Golden Plover E. Frank Adams (1871-1944) West Tisbury, Martha's Vineyard, MA, c. 1910 9 in. long
A golden plover in breeding plumage with green stippled paint along the back. This rig is featured in Stanley Murphy's book on Martha's Vinyard, which feature very few shorebirds by known makers. Original paint with gunning wear, somes traces of blue overpaint.
Literature: Stanley Murphy, "Martha's Vineyard Decoys," Boston, MA, 1978, pp. 20-21, rigmates illustrated.
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