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2008 Decoys at Auction: Day II (325 Lots)
325 lots with images
November 13, 2008
Easton, MD, USA
Description: Exceptional pair of preening widgeon, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland. Signed "LT WARD CRISFIELD MARYLAND SFD". Both are carved from one block of wood and so marked. Lifted wings with highly detailed feather carving and great paint detail. Included are two books signed "To June and Sandy from Lem Ward" with a poem written
Condition Report: Near mint original paint with good patina; very small rough spot on hen's wing tip.View additional info
Description: Standing bluewing teal drake, Steve Ward, Crisfield, Maryland. Signed. Slightly turned head. Detailed primary and secondary carving with carved tail.
Condition Report: Very good and original.View additional info
Description: Ruddy duck, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland. Concave underside with "lazy little ruddy Lem Ward 1967" written there. Slightly tuned head. Relief wing carving.
Condition Report: Near mint original paint; the tip of one tail feather is missing.View additional info
Description: Pintail hen and drake, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland. Signed and dated 1960. Both have raised carved wings.
Condition Report: A few small paint scrapes missing, otherwise very good and original.View additional info
Description: Very rare pair of standing half size mallards, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland. Both are signed and dated 1947. Balsa bodies with applied cedar wings, head and feet.
Condition Report: Small chip missing from underside of drake's bill, otherwise very good and original.View additional info