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Copley Fine Art Auctions

214 Lincoln Street

Suite #104

Allston , Massachusetts

USA   02134

Telephone : 617.536.0030

Fax : 617.266.4896

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  • History & Reputation

    Situated in thriving Boston, Massachusetts, Copley Fine Art Auctions was established in 2005, and boasts a rich heritage both in the sporting world and in the antique trade. Sure to satisfy the most eclectic and distinguished of tastes, Copley Fine Arts Auctions has risen to become the preeminent American sporting art auction company in the international marketplace, hosting two auctions annually. The auction house has partnered with for 19 auctions, to date.

    Concentrating on antique decoys and nineteenth-and-twentieth-century paintings, Copley Fine Art Auctions caters to a cosmopolitan audience of private collectors and museum curators, and features a smorgasbord of fine selections at auction, which garner anywhere from one hundred dollars to over one million dollars.

    Recent notable sales include John Tax's (1894-1967) Feeding Canada Goose, for $115,000; Ira Hudson's (1873-1949) Red-Breasted Merganser Pair, for $207,000; Lothrop Holmes' (1824-1899) Canvas Covered Old Squaw, for $218,500; Edmund H. Osthaus' (1858-1928) Pointer with Quail, for $230,500; A. Elmer Crowell's (1862-1952) Running Curlew, for $247,250; Augustus A. Wilson's (1864-1950) Red-Breasted Merganser, for $330,000 (world record); Friedrich Wilhelm Kuhnert's Roused a Tiger and Tigress, for $333,500; Frank W. Benson's (1862-1951) Redheads in Flight, for $360,000; A. Elmer Crowell's (1862-1952) Preening Pintail, for $546,250; William J. Shaldach and Carl Rungius' Big Game Painter, for $603,750; and Frank W. Benson's (1862-1951) Salmon Fishing, for $776,250.

    Services & Staff

    With renowned fourth-generation sportsman Stephen O'Brien Jr. at the helm, Copley Fine Art Auctions produces illustrious catalogues, which are available online one month prior to each auction. Copley Fine Art Auctions also extends the expertise of its team of specialists in complimentary appraisals, and pre-sale viewings may be requested up until two weeks before the auction in question.

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