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Auction Description for Guyette & Deeter: Day 2 Decoy Auction - April 23, 2010
Auction Description:
Day 2 Decoy Auction - April 23, 2010
Viewing Notes:
Preview: Wednesday, April 21 - 6:30 - 8:30 pm Thursday, April 22 - 8:00 - 11:00 am Friday, April 23 - 8:00 - 10:00 am Items will be start being packed to go to auction site on April 13th, please have image requests done quickly.

Day 2 Decoy Auction - April 23, 2010

(289 Lots)

by Guyette & Deeter

Platinum House

289 lots | 286 with images

April 23, 2010

Live Auction

Pheasant Run Resort

St. Charles, IL, 60174 USA

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Fine life sized decorative quail, A.E. Crowell, East Harwich, Massachusetts.

Lot 423: Fine life sized decorative quail, A.E. Crowell, East Harwich, Massachusetts.

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Description: Including the carved and painted base the height is 8"

Condition Report: There has been some restoration to the gesso which makes up the thighs, knees and feet with some touch up to those areas; otherwise the structural condition is excellent.

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Full size kingfisher mantel carving, Elmer Crowell, East Harwich, Massachusetts.

Lot 424: Full size kingfisher mantel carving, Elmer Crowell, East Harwich, Massachusetts.

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Description: Crowell's rectangular stamp is in the underside of the base.

Condition Report: Original paint with moderate paint shrinkage, mostly on one side and on the top of the base; top tip of bill and fish are a professional replacement.

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Life size tern mantel carving, Elmer Crowell, East Harwich, Massachusetts.

Lot 425: Life size tern mantel carving, Elmer Crowell, East Harwich, Massachusetts.

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Description: "A.E. CROWELL & SON" round paper label on underside. Also branded "JF". Relief wing carving with crossed tips.

Condition Report: Original paint with very minor wear; one wing tip is missing.

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Miniature black crowned night heron, A.E. Crowell, East Harwich, Massachusetts.

Lot 426: Miniature black crowned night heron, A.E. Crowell, East Harwich, Massachusetts.

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Description: Mounted on a carved and painted wooden base. Including the base the height is 4 1/2". Penciled script reads, "Black Crowned Night Heron".

Condition Report: Some restoration to the bill with some touchup, otherwise excellent and original condition.

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Exceptional semi palmated plover, A.E. Crowell, East Harwich, Massachusetts.

Lot 426A: Exceptional semi palmated plover, A.E. Crowell, East Harwich, Massachusetts.

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Description: Crowell's rectangular stamp on the underside of the carved clam shell base. Only slightly smaller than life sized the decoy itself measures 5" in length

Condition Report: Fine original paint shows little wear; some damage and flaking to the gesso that maker up the toes; overall very good structurally.

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Exceptional flying pintail drake, Delbert Hudson, Chincoteague, Virginia.

Lot 427: Exceptional flying pintail drake, Delbert Hudson, Chincoteague, Virginia.

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Description: Fluted tail carving, glass eyes and fine paint detail.

Condition Report: Strong original paint; crack in one side that is not visible when the decoy is displayed; wings have been professionally tightened by Russ Allen with touch up where they join the body; one foot has been replaced by Russ Allen.

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Very rare full size flying greenwing teal drake, Delbert Hudson, Chincoteague, Virginia.

Lot 428: Very rare full size flying greenwing teal drake, Delbert Hudson, Chincoteague, Virginia.

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Description: Signed and dated 1949 and identified on the other wing. Finely detailed scratch feather painting.

Condition Report: Strong original paint with minor flaking where neck joins body; small vertical crack at neck base; both wings were loose and have been professionally tightened by Russ Allen, small amount of professional touch up where wings attach to body.

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Very rare flying merganser with a minnow in its bill, Delbert Hudson, Chincoteague, Virginia.

Lot 429: Very rare flying merganser with a minnow in its bill, Delbert Hudson, Chincoteague, Virginia.

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Description: Fine comb paint detail and carved crest.

Condition Report: Original paint with slight shrinkage and wear, mostly near tail; small crack in underside; wings have been professionally tightened by Russ Allen with touch up where they join the body; 3/4 of top bill and minnow have been replaced by Allen; small crack w

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Full size Sawhet owl, A.E. Crowell, East Harwich, Massachusetts.

Lot 430: Full size Sawhet owl, A.E. Crowell, East Harwich, Massachusetts.

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Description: Including the rectangular stamped base the height is just 4 1/4"

Condition Report: There has been some restoration to the tip of the ears with some touch up there; also a small area of touchup to the forehead just above the beak, and to a couple of the toes; some flaking to the gesso around the feet, otherwise very good original conditi

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Decorative 1/4 size kingfisher, A.E. Crowell, East Harwich, Massachusetts.

Lot 431: Decorative 1/4 size kingfisher, A.E. Crowell, East Harwich, Massachusetts.

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Description: Bears Crowell's blue circular paper label on the underside of the base reads "A.E. CROWELL & SON Bird Carving, E. HARWICH, MASS.". The initials "JF" are burned into the underside of the base. Including the base the height is 5".

Condition Report: There has been a repair to the lower portion of the open bill, with some touchup to that area; there originally was a small fish in the mouth of the decoy, but is now missing with some minor flaking around the bill.

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Rare pair of 1/2 size cedar carved pintails, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland.

Lot 432: Rare pair of 1/2 size cedar carved pintails, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland.

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Description: Both are signed and dated 1965. Both have slightly turned heads and raised extended wing tips.

Condition Report: Very good and original.

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Rare pair of 1/2 size canvasbacks, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland.

Lot 433: Rare pair of 1/2 size canvasbacks, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland.

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Description: Both have slightly turned heads and are signed and dated 1963. Cedar construction.

Condition Report: Original paint with very slight wear; minor paint shrinkage on drake's head.

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Very rare pair of canvasback bookends, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland, circa late 1930's.

Lot 434: Very rare pair of canvasback bookends, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland, circa late 1930's.

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Description: Very rare pair of canvasback bookends, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland, circa late 1930's.

Condition Report: Drake appears to have a small amount of touch up to filler around eyes, otherwise excellent and original.

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Carved figure,

Lot 435: Carved figure, "God of Mirth", Charles Perdew, Henry, Illinois.

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Description: Measures approximately 4" tall.

Condition Report: Excellent and original condition.

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Pair of 3/4 size wood ducks mounted on a wooden base, Charles Perdew, Henry, Illinois, 3rd quarter 20th century.

Lot 436: Pair of 3/4 size wood ducks mounted on a wooden base, Charles Perdew, Henry, Illinois, 3rd quarter 20th century.

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Description: Each exhibits raised wings, the hen is in a sleeping pose.

Condition Report: Fine original paint by Charlie covered with a coat of varnish applied when the birds were made; excellent structurally.

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Flying mallard drake, Gus Wilson, South Portland, Maine.

Lot 437: Flying mallard drake, Gus Wilson, South Portland, Maine.

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Description: Posed in a landing position with feet out and wings uplifted. Curly tail made of aluminum and inserted into the topside of the tail area.

Condition Report: Original paint with minor wear from exposure to sunlight; some thin drying cracks on the sides and back; both feet show some damage and missing pieces; one wing has a thin crack towards the front.

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*Full size red tailed hawk on wooden perch, Greg Woodard.

Lot 438: *Full size red tailed hawk on wooden perch, Greg Woodard.

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Description: Highly detailed raised and carved feathers.

Condition Report: Minor damage where one foot joins feathers and to a toe, otherwise very good and original.

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Semi palmated plover, William Gibian, Onancock, Virginia.

Lot 438A: Semi palmated plover, William Gibian, Onancock, Virginia.

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Description: Signed on the underside of the base. Very slightly turned head. Relief wing carving.

Condition Report: Very good and original.

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Exceptional pintail hen with six chicks, Harold Haertel, Dundee, Illinois.

Lot 439: Exceptional pintail hen with six chicks, Harold Haertel, Dundee, Illinois.

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Description: Signed "For Les and Bernice Shaw Harold Haertel 1975". Hen has slightly turned head and fine paint detail. It also exhibits slightly raised wing tips with carved primaries and secondaries.

Condition Report: Very good and original.

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Finely carved pair of bluewing teal, Harold Haertel, Dundee, Illinois.

Lot 440: Finely carved pair of bluewing teal, Harold Haertel, Dundee, Illinois.

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Description: Signed "Made for the William Brower Collection Harold Haertel 1972". Both have slightly turned heads and finely detailed feather painting. Both have slightly raised wing tips with carved primaries.

Condition Report: Near mint original paint; slight wear at some of the extremities.

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Full size dunlin,  Harold Haertel, Dundee, Illinois.

Lot 441: Full size dunlin, Harold Haertel, Dundee, Illinois.

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Description: Signed and dated 1984. Detailed wing feather carving.

Condition Report: Very good and original.

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Full size Mongolian plover, Harold Haertel, Dundee, Illinois.

Lot 442: Full size Mongolian plover, Harold Haertel, Dundee, Illinois.

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Description: Signed and dated 1985. Good wing feather carving detail with raised tips.

Condition Report: Very good and original.

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Full size mountain plover, Harold Haertel, Dundee, Illinois.

Lot 443: Full size mountain plover, Harold Haertel, Dundee, Illinois.

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Description: Signed and dated 1983. Highly detailed wing feather carving.

Condition Report: Several tiny paint rubs on bill, otherwise excellent and original.

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Black neck stilt, Harold Haertel, Dundee, Illinois.

Lot 444: Black neck stilt, Harold Haertel, Dundee, Illinois.

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Description: Identified and signed on the underside of the base. Slightly turned head. Layered feather carving detail.

Condition Report: Several paint flakes missing from tip of tail, otherwise excellent and original.

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Small grebe, Harold Haertel, Dundee, Illinois.

Lot 445: Small grebe, Harold Haertel, Dundee, Illinois.

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Description: Signed and dated 1968. Slightly turned head. Relief wing carving.

Condition Report: Original paint with very slight wear; structurally very good.

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Cork body ruddy duck, Harold Haertel, Dundee, Illinois.

Lot 446: Cork body ruddy duck, Harold Haertel, Dundee, Illinois.

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Description: Slightly turned wooden head and tail.

Condition Report: Original paint with very slight wear.

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Pair of miniature flying pintails, Charles Perdew, Henry, Illinois, late 2nd quarter 20th century.

Lot 446A: Pair of miniature flying pintails, Charles Perdew, Henry, Illinois, late 2nd quarter 20th century.

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Description: Mounted on a burl base. Carving measures approximately 3 1/2" high and 7" long.

Condition Report: Very good original paint by Charles Perdew; structurally excellent.

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Pair of half size mallards, Charles Perdew, Henry, Illinois.

Lot 446B: Pair of half size mallards, Charles Perdew, Henry, Illinois.

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Description: Both have raised wing tips and slightly turned heads. Approximately 9 1/2" long.

Condition Report: Very good and original.

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Exceptional pair of quail, Bob Kerr, Smiths Falls, Ontario.

Lot 446C: Exceptional pair of quail, Bob Kerr, Smiths Falls, Ontario.

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Description: Signed and dated 1971. Particularly fine feather paint detail.

Condition Report: Female has small amount of wear on the tip of the tail, otherwise very good and original; male has wear on the tip of the tail; small amount of wear on one side and some off white paint on the base.

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Pair of 1/3 size pintails, Charles Perdew, Henry, Illinois.

Lot 446D: Pair of 1/3 size pintails, Charles Perdew, Henry, Illinois.

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Description: Approximately 8" long. Both have raised carved wing tips. Drake has slightly turned head.

Condition Report: Drake is excellent and original; hen has minor roughness at tip of tail.

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Hollow carved widgeon drake, Jim Foote, Rockwood, Michigan.

Lot 446E: Hollow carved widgeon drake, Jim Foote, Rockwood, Michigan.

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Description: Signed and dated 1970. Detailed wing feather carving with raised wing tips.

Condition Report: Original paint with minor discoloration; wood keel has been removed from underside with old touch up in that area; appears to have some filler poured into two holes in underside; very small dent in back.

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Hooded merganser drake, William Schultz.

Lot 446F: Hooded merganser drake, William Schultz.

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Description: Signed and dated 1964. Relief wing carving.

Condition Report: Near mint original paint; two tiny scrapes on one side; minor discoloration on lower breast.

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Two 1/2 size bird carvings on posts, Frank Finney, Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Lot 446G: Two 1/2 size bird carvings on posts, Frank Finney, Virginia Beach, Virginia.

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Description: Finney ink stamp on underside of bases. An American goldfinch and a red wing blackbird. Detailed feather carving on wing tips and tails.

Condition Report: Very good and original.

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Pair of half size flying mallards, Frank Cassini, Detroit, Michigan.

Lot 446H: Pair of half size flying mallards, Frank Cassini, Detroit, Michigan.

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Description: Signed "To my good friend Joe French. Frank Cassini 1956".

Condition Report: Two wing tips on hen have been broken off and reattached; minor leg damage.

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Pair of 1/3 size flying mallards from Chincoteague, Virginia.

Lot 446I: Pair of 1/3 size flying mallards from Chincoteague, Virginia.

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Description: Written in pencil under one wing is "GIFT FROM WAYNE WATSON XMAS 1951".

Condition Report: Original paint with very slight shrinkage; structurally good.

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Full size robin, Gus Wilson, South Portland, Maine, 2nd quarter 20th century.

Lot 446J: Full size robin, Gus Wilson, South Portland, Maine, 2nd quarter 20th century.

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Description: Carved extended wing tips and fluted tail.

Condition Report: Original paint with good patina and slight wear; minor roughness to tip of tail and tip of bill; several tiny dents.

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Very rare standing pintail drake, Ken Harris, Woodville, New York.

Lot 446K: Very rare standing pintail drake, Ken Harris, Woodville, New York.

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Description: Highly detailed feather carving with raised crossed wing tips. Good paint detail.

Condition Report: Original paint with slight separation and wear; structurally very good.

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Standing 2/3 size greenwing teal drake, Richard Weeks, Bureau, Illinois.

Lot 446L: Standing 2/3 size greenwing teal drake, Richard Weeks, Bureau, Illinois.

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Description: Stamped "WEEKS" under stand. Tag on underside reads "GIFT TO H. WHITTINGTON (FROM ESTATE)".

Condition Report: Very good and original.

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1/4 size Canada goose, James Lapham, Dennisport, Massachusetts.

Lot 446M: 1/4 size Canada goose, James Lapham, Dennisport, Massachusetts.

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Description: Signed. Raised wing tips.

Condition Report: Near mint original paint; structurally very good.

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1/4 size rooster, Frank Finney, Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Lot 446N: 1/4 size rooster, Frank Finney, Virginia Beach, Virginia.

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Description: Signed under the base. Detailed feather carving on wing tips and tail. Glass eyes.

Condition Report: Very good and original.

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Crow and starling set on drift wood, Ron Sabatini, Levittown, Pennsylvania.

Lot 446O: Crow and starling set on drift wood, Ron Sabatini, Levittown, Pennsylvania.

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Description: Crow and starling set on drift wood, Ron Sabatini, Levittown, Pennsylvania.

Condition Report: Original and very good.

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4 decorative carvings, James Lapham, Dennisport, Massachusetts.

Lot 446P: 4 decorative carvings, James Lapham, Dennisport, Massachusetts.

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Description: A full size Wilson snipe, and three 1/2 size carvings, a common turn, and two ruddy turnstones. The turn has raised wing tips. All are signed and identified on the underside by the maker.

Condition Report: Very good and original

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4 1/2 size shorebird carvings, James Lapham, Dennisport, Massachusetts.

Lot 446Q: 4 1/2 size shorebird carvings, James Lapham, Dennisport, Massachusetts.

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Description: A black bellied plover, a purple sandpiper, an American knot, and a piping plover. All signed and identified on the underside by the maker. Plover has raised wing tips.

Condition Report: Bill on purple sandpiper has been cracked and reglued, otherwise and original.

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Pair of bluebills, Corbin Reed, Chincoteague, Virginia.

Lot 446R: Pair of bluebills, Corbin Reed, Chincoteague, Virginia.

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Description: Relief wing tip carving.

Condition Report: Original and very good.

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Pair of Lazuli Bunting, Philippe Sirois, Bath, Maine, circa 1940.

Lot 446S: Pair of Lazuli Bunting, Philippe Sirois, Bath, Maine, circa 1940.

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Description: Pair of Lazuli Bunting, Philippe Sirois, Bath, Maine, circa 1940.

Condition Report: Very good and original.

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Two carvings, Hurley Conklin, Manahawkin, New Jersey.

Lot 446T: Two carvings, Hurley Conklin, Manahawkin, New Jersey.

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Description: A running hollow carved egret and an approximately 8" long Canada goose. Egret is stamped "H. CONKLIN", goose is signed.

Condition Report: Goose is very good and original; egret has significant discoloration.

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Merganser drake, Jimmy Vizier, Galliano, Louisiana.

Lot 446U: Merganser drake, Jimmy Vizier, Galliano, Louisiana.

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Description: Signed and dated 1986. Turned head with detailed feather carving. Slightly raised wing tips and fluted tail.

Condition Report: Very good and original.

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2 duck heads, Joel Barber, Staten Island, New York.

Lot 446V: 2 duck heads, Joel Barber, Staten Island, New York.

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Description: Includes one carved wood and one cast aluminum head.

Condition Report: A few small rubs and dents; aluminum head has minor paint loss on bill.

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Sail fish carved by a member of the Thompson family, Chincoteague, Virginia, circa 1950.

Lot 446W: Sail fish carved by a member of the Thompson family, Chincoteague, Virginia, circa 1950.

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Description: Approximately 16" long.

Condition Report: Original paint with minor shrinkage and wear; structurally very good.

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2 carvings, James Lapham, Dennisport, Massachusetts.

Lot 446X: 2 carvings, James Lapham, Dennisport, Massachusetts.

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Description: A full size horned lark and a 1/3 size wood duck. Lark has raised wing tips. Inserted horn tufts. Both are signed and identified on the underside.

Condition Report: Wood duck is excellent and original; horned lark has minor paint rubs and a tiny chip on one side of tail.

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