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The 1886 South Australian Coursing Club Waterloo Cup, by Henry Steiner 1835-1914 Adelaide, circa 1882-1883

Lot 33: The 1886 South Australian Coursing Club Waterloo Cup, by Henry Steiner 1835-1914 Adelaide, circa 1882-1883

by Sothebys Australia

July 29, 2014, 6:00 PM AEST

MELBOURNE, Australia

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Description: The 1886 South Australian Coursing Club Waterloo Cup, by Henry Steiner 1835-1914 Adelaide, circa 1882-1883 of volute krater form, on a circular stepped bell form base, the body supported on a waisted stem surmounted by a finely chased acanthus leaf collar, the body inscribed 'SOUTH AUSTRALIAN COURSING CLUB / WATERLOO CUP, 1886 / A Gift of the President Mr. R. Barr Smith / WON BY / MR. [HORACE] HANDEL ALLEN'S NS. R.W.B. VIOLET / BY KING OF THE HILLS - FLY' gadrooned to the shoulder from which emanate two gadrooned volute handles centred by rosettes, flanking a waisted neck stamped 'H. STEINER', 'ADELAIDE', with crown, queen's head and lion passant to base 35 cm high PROVENANCE August Brunkhorst 1846-1919 Adelaide (retailer) The John and Jan Altmann Collection, Melbourne EXHIBITED Australian Silver 1800-1900, "Lindesay", Darling Point, Sydney, 1973, no. 97 The J. & J. Altmann Collection of Australian Silver, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 2 September - 1 November 1981, no. 33 (illustrated) Australian Decorative Arts 1788-1900, Australian National Gallery, Canberra, 5 November 1988 - 5 February 1989 LITERATURE 'South Australian Coursing Club', The South Australian Advertiser, Adelaide, 20 January 1886, p. 7 The South Australian Weekly Chronicle, Adelaide, 1 May 1886, p. 14 'South Australian Coursing Club: Buckland Park Meet - May 19, 20 and 21, 1886', The South Australian Register, Adelaide, 22 May 1886, p. 7 'Sporting', The South Australian Register, Adelaide, 2 June 1886, p. 7 John Hawkins, Australian Silver 1800 - 1900, National Trust of Australia (New South Wales) Women's Committee, Sydney, 1973, pp. 72, 84 OTHER NOTES This handsome greyhound coursing cup is a rarity amidst the decorative trophies and characteristic of late 19th century presentation silver, with their complex ensembles of Aborigines, tree ferns, kangaroos, and emu eggs. In contrast to such elaborate Victorian confections, the cup displays a simpler taste, taking the form of a classical Greek volute-krater. (1) Weighing a full 45 oz., it was described in a contemporary newspaper as 'massive though of chaste proportions'; (2) it is in fact an enlarged version of a similar gold cup presented by Robert Barr Smith to the Adelaide Hunt Club in 1885. Barr Smith, who also donated this trophy, was a leading figure in the colony's pastoral, mining, shipping and finance industries, a philanthropist and a sportsman. In addition to various equine enthusiasms, he was also a 'lover of the leash' (3), and was President of the South Australian Coursing Club, (though in the 1886 Waterloo Cup his own dog, Valentine Vox, was defeated in the first tie). From its stamps, it seems the cup was designed and manufactured by Henry Steiner (1835-1914), but it was retailed by August Ludwig Brunkhorst (1846-1919), another well-known Adelaide German silversmith, who took over Steiner's business and stock-in-trade when the latter sold up in 1884. (4) It was formerly owned by the late John and Jan Altmann, much of whose collection of Australian silver was presented to the National Gallery of Victoria through the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s. We gratefully acknowledge the kind assistance of John McPhee in cataloguing this work. Dr David Hansen (1) The adoption of a neoclassical manner amongst South Australia's German silversmiths in this period may be a response to Heinrich Schliemann's excavations at Troy, Mycenae and Tyrins, which were published (in German) through the 1870s. Steiner's Adelaide Hunt Club Cup (1878, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide) was described in one contemporary newspaper as 'of antique shape, similar to a cup found by Mr Schlieman [sic] on the supposed site of Troy.' ('Adelaide Hunt Club Steeplechases', The South Australian Advertiser, Adelaide, 25 September 1882, p. 6). (2) The South Australian Weekly Chronicle, Adelaide, 1 May 1886, p. 14 (3) 'South Australian Coursing Club', The South Australian Advertiser, Adelaide, 20 January 1886, p. 7 (4) Alternatively, it may have been made by Brunkhorst, but stamped by Steiner as retailer (or by Brunkhorst, using Steiner's marks). John Hawkins notes that 'it is unclear whether Brunkhorst worked for Steiner before 1884 but the products of Steiner's former business, when in the hands of Brunkhorst, are more classical in design.' (John Hawkins, Nineteenth Century Australian Silver, Antique Collectors' Club, Woodbridge, U.K., 1990, p. 175) PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF THE LATE DR JAN ALTMANN, MELBOURNE

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ASSORTED COLLECTION OF STRAW AND NATURAL FIBER BASKETS AND FOLK ART FIGURES

Lot 1466: ASSORTED COLLECTION OF STRAW AND NATURAL FIBER BASKETS AND FOLK ART FIGURES

by Potomack Company

July 29, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

Alexandria, VA, USA

Estimated Price: $20 - $40

Description: ASSORTED COLLECTION OF STRAW AND NATURAL FIBER BASKETS AND FOLK ART FIGURES many of Mexican origin to include several baskets, one in the shape of a horse, a straw mobile, fiber figures including multiple figures of Christ on the cross, as well as wood and papier mache toys and textile items such as fiber figures and woven sashes (a lot)

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ASSORTED COLLECTION OF STRAW AND NATURAL FIBER BASKETS AND FOLK ART FIGURES

Lot 1466: ASSORTED COLLECTION OF STRAW AND NATURAL FIBER BASKETS AND FOLK ART FIGURES

by Potomack Company

July 29, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

Alexandria, VA, USA

Estimated Price: $20 - $40

Description: ASSORTED COLLECTION OF STRAW AND NATURAL FIBER BASKETS AND FOLK ART FIGURES many of Mexican origin to include several baskets, one in the shape of a horse, a straw mobile, fiber figures including multiple figures of Christ on the cross, as well as wood and papier mache toys and textile items such as fiber figures and woven sashes (a lot)

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A walrus ivory Buddhist Priest, c.1900,

Lot 84: A walrus ivory Buddhist Priest, c.1900,

by Robb Partners LLC

July 29, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

Bluffton, SC, USA

Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,700

Description: A Walrus Ivory Buddhist Priest,Circa 19th Century,The Bearded Man With Straw Hat Holding A Jingle Staff Above A Boy With Peach And Vase, Signed Komin Measures approx 9.8 inches tall

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Rare

Lot 118: Rare "dust jacket" style black bellied plover, Elmer Crowell, East Harwich, Massachusetts, circa 1900.

by Guyette & Deeter

July 29, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

St. Michaels, MD, USA

Estimated Price: $125,000 - $150,000

Description: Rare "dust jacket" style black bellied plover, Elmer Crowell, East Harwich, Massachusetts, circa 1900. Relief wing carving with layered, carved, extended wing tips and shoe button eyes.

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

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Barrel style snipe whistle, circa 1900.

Lot 157: Barrel style snipe whistle, circa 1900.

by Guyette & Deeter

July 29, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

St. Michaels, MD, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: Barrel style snipe whistle, circa 1900. Larger than most, approximately 3 1/2" tall.

Condition Report: Original and good.

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Pewter barrel style snipe whistle, circa 1900.

Lot 158: Pewter barrel style snipe whistle, circa 1900.

by Guyette & Deeter

July 29, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

St. Michaels, MD, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: Pewter barrel style snipe whistle, circa 1900.

Condition Report: A few small dents, otherwise very good and original.

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Barrel snipe whistle, circa 1900.

Lot 159: Barrel snipe whistle, circa 1900.

by Guyette & Deeter

July 29, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

St. Michaels, MD, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: Barrel snipe whistle, circa 1900.

Condition Report: Original and good.

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Wood duck drake, Ken Harris, Woodville, New York.

Lot 252: Wood duck drake, Ken Harris, Woodville, New York.

by Guyette & Deeter

July 29, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

St. Michaels, MD, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: Wood duck drake, Ken Harris, Woodville, New York. Harris stamp on underside. Signed and dated 1958 by Frank Ash.

Condition Report: Reglued tail chip, otherwise excellent and original.

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Two black ducks, Ken Harris, Woodville, New York.

Lot 254: Two black ducks, Ken Harris, Woodville, New York.

by Guyette & Deeter

July 29, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

St. Michaels, MD, USA

Estimated Price: $500 - $800

Description: Two black ducks, Ken Harris, Woodville, New York. Both have Harris stamps on the underside.

Condition Report: Original and good.

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AMES M1850 FIELD & STAFF OFFICERS SWORD

Lot 256: AMES M1850 FIELD & STAFF OFFICERS SWORD

by Robb Partners LLC

July 29, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

Bluffton, SC, USA

Estimated Price: $5,300 - $7,500

Description: AMES M1850 FIELD & STAFF OFFICERS SWORD, belonging to Harry Appel of Clermont Co., Ohio. This fine example of an Ames sword is marked on the blue steel scabbard ~Ames Mfg.Co. Chicopee, Mass~. The sword is 38in long with cast brass hilt withsingle pi

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Ten 1/4 size decoys, Ken Harris, Woodville, New York.

Lot 270: Ten 1/4 size decoys, Ken Harris, Woodville, New York.

by Guyette & Deeter

July 29, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

St. Michaels, MD, USA

Estimated Price: $950 - $1,250

Description: Ten 1/4 size decoys, Ken Harris, Woodville, New York. All have Harris stamp on the underside.

Condition Report: Crack through Canada goose's bill; otherwise original and good.

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Bluebill hen, Ken Harris, Woodville, New York.

Lot 328: Bluebill hen, Ken Harris, Woodville, New York.

by Guyette & Deeter

July 29, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

St. Michaels, MD, USA

Estimated Price: $200 - $300

Description: Bluebill hen, Ken Harris, Woodville, New York. Balsa body with pine head and keel. Harris ink stamp on underside.

Condition Report: Original and good.

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Harry Herman Roseland (American, 1866/68-1950)

Lot 475: Harry Herman Roseland (American, 1866/68-1950)

by Robb Partners LLC

July 29, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

Bluffton, SC, USA

Estimated Price: $7,500 - $12,000

Description: Fabulous American Painting, Circa 1911, "Reading the Tarot Cards" Signed by the artist Harry Herman Roseland 20 1/3 X 30 inches plus frame.

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Charles Eames (American, 1907-1978), Ray Eames (American, 1912-1988), Aluminium Group Armchair

Lot 136: Charles Eames (American, 1907-1978), Ray Eames (American, 1912-1988), Aluminium Group Armchair

by Shapiro Auctioneers

July 30, 2014, 6:00 PM AEST

Woollahra, Sydney, Australia

Estimated Price: AUD600 - AUD900

Description: Charles Eames (American, 1907-1978), Ray Eames (American, 1912-1988) Aluminium Group Armchair cast aluminium and enamelled steel, teal upholstered channel seat height 76 cm width 77 cm depth 49 cm

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ENGRAVING 'THE NORTH PROSPECT OF ST.PHILIPS CHURCH

Lot 55: ENGRAVING 'THE NORTH PROSPECT OF ST.PHILIPS CHURCH

by Warwick Auctions of Coventry

July 30, 2014, 10:00 AM GMT

Coventry, United Kingdom

Description: ENGRAVING 'THE NORTH PROSPECT OF ST.PHILIPS CHURCH IN BIRMINGHAM W. WESTLEY DELIN - 1732 J.HARRIS SCULPT IN ROSEWOOD FRAME 83 X 55CM

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PHILLIP HARRIS AND CO BIRMINGHAM CALIBRATED

Lot 86: PHILLIP HARRIS AND CO BIRMINGHAM CALIBRATED

by Warwick Auctions of Coventry

July 30, 2014, 10:00 AM GMT

Coventry, United Kingdom

Description: PHILLIP HARRIS AND CO BIRMINGHAM CALIBRATED MONOCULAR MICROSCOPE 32CM H

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AUTOGRAPHS Arthur

Lot 119: AUTOGRAPHS Arthur "Bomber" Harris: Autographed on

by Brian Reeve Auctions

July 30, 2014, 2:00 PM GMT

Tooting, United Kingdom

Description: AUTOGRAPHS Arthur "Bomber" Harris: Autographed on 1981 RAF cover. Address label, fine.

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GREAT BRITAIN FIRST DAY COVERS 1987 Christmas

Lot 541: GREAT BRITAIN FIRST DAY COVERS 1987 Christmas

by Brian Reeve Auctions

July 30, 2014, 2:00 PM GMT

Tooting, United Kingdom

Description: GREAT BRITAIN FIRST DAY COVERS 1987 Christmas Charles Dickens Portsmouth (Bradbury LFDC) Official FDC signed by Harry Secombe. 1 of 100 covers. Printed address, fine.

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Very rare Canada goose, Harry V. Shourds, Tuckerton, New Jersey, 1st quarter 20th century.

Lot 382: Very rare Canada goose, Harry V. Shourds, Tuckerton, New Jersey, 1st quarter 20th century.

by Guyette & Deeter

July 30, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

St. Michaels, MD, USA

Estimated Price: $25,000 - $35,000

Description: Very rare Canada goose, Harry V. Shourds, Tuckerton, New Jersey, 1st quarter 20th century.

Condition Report: Original paint with good detail; minor wear and good patina; professional repair to three cracks in the neck; a few small dents; crack in tail.

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Very rare rigmate pair of mergansers, Harry V. Shourds, Tuckerton, New Jersey, circa 1900.

Lot 383: Very rare rigmate pair of mergansers, Harry V. Shourds, Tuckerton, New Jersey, circa 1900.

by Guyette & Deeter

July 30, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

St. Michaels, MD, USA

Estimated Price: $40,000 - $60,000

Description: Very rare rigmate pair of mergansers, Harry V. Shourds, Tuckerton, New Jersey, circa 1900. Each has a Ward Foundation Smithsonian Exhibit 1987 sticker on the underside.

Condition Report: Original paint with minor to moderate discoloration and wear; a few small dents and shot marks; drake's bill was cracked down and reset.

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Merganser drake head, Harry V. Shourds, Tuckerton, New Jersey.

Lot 384: Merganser drake head, Harry V. Shourds, Tuckerton, New Jersey.

by Guyette & Deeter

July 30, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

St. Michaels, MD, USA

Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,500

Description: Merganser drake head, Harry V. Shourds, Tuckerton, New Jersey.

Condition Report: Original paint with minor wear; slight roughness to tips of crest and to bottom edge of neck where it joins the body.

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Canada goose, Harry V. Shourds, Tuckerton, New Jersey, 1st quarter 20th century.

Lot 386: Canada goose, Harry V. Shourds, Tuckerton, New Jersey, 1st quarter 20th century.

by Guyette & Deeter

July 30, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

St. Michaels, MD, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: Canada goose, Harry V. Shourds, Tuckerton, New Jersey, 1st quarter 20th century.

Condition Report: Old in use repaint; neck crack that has been repaired with nails to secure the two pieces in that area.

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Redhead drake, Harry V. Shourds, Tuckerton, New Jersey, 1st quarter 20th century.

Lot 390: Redhead drake, Harry V. Shourds, Tuckerton, New Jersey, 1st quarter 20th century.

by Guyette & Deeter

July 30, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

St. Michaels, MD, USA

Estimated Price: $5,000 - $7,000

Description: Redhead drake, Harry V. Shourds, Tuckerton, New Jersey, 1st quarter 20th century.

Condition Report: Original paint with good detail and minor wear; small rough area at tip of tail; tiny rough area at one edge of bill with a tight check next to it; small worn area on underside.

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Classic brant, Harry V. Shourds, Tuckerton, New Jersey, 1st quarter 20th century.

Lot 391: Classic brant, Harry V. Shourds, Tuckerton, New Jersey, 1st quarter 20th century.

by Guyette & Deeter

July 30, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

St. Michaels, MD, USA

Estimated Price: $6,000 - $9,000

Description: Classic brant, Harry V. Shourds, Tuckerton, New Jersey, 1st quarter 20th century. Hillman collection stamp on underside and McCleery collection stamp on underside.

Condition Report: Original paint with minor wear on most of the decoy; minor to moderate wear on back; several small dents.

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Classic robin snipe in spring plumage, Harry V. Shourds, Tuckerton, New Jersey.

Lot 435: Classic robin snipe in spring plumage, Harry V. Shourds, Tuckerton, New Jersey.

by Guyette & Deeter

July 30, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

St. Michaels, MD, USA

Estimated Price: $6,000 - $8,000

Description: Classic robin snipe in spring plumage, Harry V. Shourds, Tuckerton, New Jersey. Slightly flat sided. Fine paint detail.

Condition Report: Original paint with minor wear; small crack near stick hole otherwise structurally good.

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Very rare black bellied plover in transitional plumage, Harry V. Shourds, Tuckerton, New Jersey.

Lot 436: Very rare black bellied plover in transitional plumage, Harry V. Shourds, Tuckerton, New Jersey.

by Guyette & Deeter

July 30, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

St. Michaels, MD, USA

Estimated Price: $17,500 - $22,500

Description: Very rare black bellied plover in transitional plumage, Harry V. Shourds, Tuckerton, New Jersey. Very wide body style.

Condition Report: Original paint with minor wear and good patina; very lightly hit by shot.

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Robin snipe, Harry V. Shrouds, Tuckerton, New Jersey.

Lot 439: Robin snipe, Harry V. Shrouds, Tuckerton, New Jersey.

by Guyette & Deeter

July 30, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

St. Michaels, MD, USA

Estimated Price: $3,000 - $4,000

Description: Robin snipe, Harry V. Shrouds, Tuckerton, New Jersey. Original paint with minor discoloration and wear; a few small dents.

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Two decoys from New Jersey.

Lot 491: Two decoys from New Jersey.

by Guyette & Deeter

July 30, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

St. Michaels, MD, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: Two decoys from New Jersey. Bluebill drake, Henry Grant, Barnegat, New Jersey. Bluebill hen, Harry M. Shourds, Tuckerton, New Jersey.

Condition Report: Old in use repaint; some of the paint on the Grant decoy appears to be original; a few small dents.

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Golden plover by a member of the Harris family, Nantucket, Massachusetts, last quarter 19th century.

Lot 509: Golden plover by a member of the Harris family, Nantucket, Massachusetts, last quarter 19th century.

by Guyette & Deeter

July 30, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

St. Michaels, MD, USA

Estimated Price: $1,200 - $1,500

Description: Golden plover by a member of the Harris family, Nantucket, Massachusetts, last quarter 19th century. Two piece body construction.

Condition Report: Near mint original paint on most of the decoy; small rub on breast; tiny chip missing from one edge of tail; two fairly large shot marks on one side; slight roughness to tip of bill.

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Very rare greenwing teal hen, Harry Townson, Toronto, Ontario, last quarter 19th century.

Lot 519C: Very rare greenwing teal hen, Harry Townson, Toronto, Ontario, last quarter 19th century.

by Guyette & Deeter

July 30, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

St. Michaels, MD, USA

Estimated Price: $8,000 - $12,000

Description: Very rare greenwing teal hen, Harry Townson, Toronto, Ontario, last quarter 19th century. Fine scratch feather painting on head and breast. Loop scratch feather painting on back with subtle feather paint on lower sides.

Condition Report: Hairline crack at neck seam; near mint original paint; decoy was rigged but barely used.

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Hollow carved blackduck, Harry Townson, Toronto, Ontario, his later

Lot 519D: Hollow carved blackduck, Harry Townson, Toronto, Ontario, his later "lowhead" style, circa 1910.

by Guyette & Deeter

July 30, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

St. Michaels, MD, USA

Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,000

Description: Hollow carved blackduck, Harry Townson, Toronto, Ontario, his later "lowhead" style, circa 1910.

Condition Report: Original paint with minor wear; lightly hit by shot; hairline crack partway through bill.

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Hollow carved blackduck, Harry Townson, Toronto, Ontario, last quarter 19th century.

Lot 519E: Hollow carved blackduck, Harry Townson, Toronto, Ontario, last quarter 19th century.

by Guyette & Deeter

July 30, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

St. Michaels, MD, USA

Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,000

Description: Hollow carved blackduck, Harry Townson, Toronto, Ontario, last quarter 19th century. Loop scratch feather painting.

Condition Report: Original paint; moderate wear on body; head and neck has old repaint by Townson; lightly hit by shot.

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Hollow carved blackduck, Harry Townson, Toronto, Ontario, his later

Lot 519F: Hollow carved blackduck, Harry Townson, Toronto, Ontario, his later "lowhead" style, circa 1910.

by Guyette & Deeter

July 30, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

St. Michaels, MD, USA

Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,000

Description: Hollow carved blackduck, Harry Townson, Toronto, Ontario, his later "lowhead" style, circa 1910.

Condition Report: Original paint with minor wear; mostly on one side; structurally good.

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Very rare bufflehead hen, Harry Townson, Toronto, Ontario, last quarter 19th century.

Lot 519G: Very rare bufflehead hen, Harry Townson, Toronto, Ontario, last quarter 19th century.

by Guyette & Deeter

July 30, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

St. Michaels, MD, USA

Estimated Price: $500 - $800

Description: Very rare bufflehead hen, Harry Townson, Toronto, Ontario, last quarter 19th century. Hollow carved with raised neck seat.

Condition Report: Old repaint by Townson; bill has been blunted somewhat.

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Hollow carved blackduck, Harry Townson, Toronto, Ontario last quarter 19th century.

Lot 519H: Hollow carved blackduck, Harry Townson, Toronto, Ontario last quarter 19th century.

by Guyette & Deeter

July 30, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

St. Michaels, MD, USA

Estimated Price: $600 - $900

Description: Hollow carved blackduck, Harry Townson, Toronto, Ontario last quarter 19th century. Raised neck seat and glass eyes.

Condition Report: Old in use repaint by Townson; lightly hit by shot; small tail chip repair.

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Mallard drake, Harry Townson, Toronto, Ontario, his later

Lot 519I: Mallard drake, Harry Townson, Toronto, Ontario, his later "lowhead" style, circa 1910.

by Guyette & Deeter

July 30, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

St. Michaels, MD, USA

Estimated Price: $650 - $950

Description: Mallard drake, Harry Townson, Toronto, Ontario, his later "lowhead" style, circa 1910. Signed "HY Townson 75 George St." on underside.

Condition Report: Original paint with moderate flaking and wear; lightly hit by shot.

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Rare canvasback hen, John R. Wells, Toronto, Ontario, circa 1900.

Lot 519K: Rare canvasback hen, John R. Wells, Toronto, Ontario, circa 1900.

by Guyette & Deeter

July 30, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

St. Michaels, MD, USA

Estimated Price: $5,500 - $8,500

Description: Rare canvasback hen, John R. Wells, Toronto, Ontario, circa 1900. Hollow carved with glass eyes. Branded "HNT" and "Meredith" for Harry N. Torrey, St Clair Flats Shooting Company member 1935-1946 and Howard g Meredith St Clair Flats Shooting Company member 1894-1935.

Condition Report: Original paint with minor flaking and wear, mostly on one side of head; several tiny dents.

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Very rare ruddy turnstone from Toronto Harbor, Ontario, attributed to Harry Townson, last quarter 19th century.

Lot 519L: Very rare ruddy turnstone from Toronto Harbor, Ontario, attributed to Harry Townson, last quarter 19th century.

by Guyette & Deeter

July 30, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

St. Michaels, MD, USA

Estimated Price: $4,000 - $6,000

Description: Very rare ruddy turnstone from Toronto Harbor, Ontario, attributed to Harry Townson, last quarter 19th century. Wire legs with thighs.

Condition Report: Original paint with minor to moderate wear; bill has been slightly blunted; lightly hit by shot; wire legs have been bent with ends inserted into lower breasts so decoy will stand on a shelf.

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Doll made in Eretz Israel

Lot 456: Doll made in Eretz Israel

by Ishtar Arts & Antiques

July 30, 2014, 6:00 PM EET

Tel-Aviv, Israel

Description: A doll made in Eretz Israel, C. 1930s-1940s. A mother and son. Made of textile, wood and straw. Height: 18 cm. Signed: made in Palestine. Slight wear.

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INTERESTING LOT OF ITEMS PERTAINING TO MARK TWAIN Consists of a rare photo titled

Lot 95: INTERESTING LOT OF ITEMS PERTAINING TO MARK TWAIN Consists of a rare photo titled "Mark Twain at his old home, Hannibal" depicting T...

by Eldred's

July 30, 2014, 12:00 PM EST

East Dennis, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $3,000 - $5,000

Description: INTERESTING LOT OF ITEMS PERTAINING TO MARK TWAIN Consists of a rare photo titled "Mark Twain at his old home, Hannibal" depicting Twain in a white suit standing in front of a house. Purportedly this was taken in 1902 during Twain's last visit to his boyhood home in Hannibal, Missouri. Silver gelatin print mounted on board, print 4.75" x 4". Unframed. Lot also includes a handwritten letter by Twain's middle daughter, Clara Langhorne Clemens Samossoud, a photograph of Laura Hawkins Frazer serving tea in Mark Twain's home in honor of his birthday, and a newspaper article "Mark Twain's Mother As 'Becky Thatcher' Knew Her". Frazer was a childhood friend of Samuel Clemens and was the real-life inspiration for Tom Sawyer's love interest Becky Thatcher. The newspaper article is based on an interview with Frazer in which she describes her relationship with Twain and his mother. Together with three books: 1) Mark Twain A Biography: Volume 1 by Albert Bigelow Paine (Harper & Brothers, N.Y., 1912). 2-3) Volumes III and IV of The National Portrait Gallery of Distinguished Americans. Inscribed on fly "Wm. B. Hawkins from Mother Dec. 25, 1885" as well as "Elijah Hawkins"; they are believed to be relatives of Laura Hawkins Frazer.

Condition Report: The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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(GRAPHIC NOVEL) Ward, Lynd, Prelude to a Million Years. N.Y.: Equinox, 1933. Signed limited first edition number 660 of 920. Thirty...

Lot 112: (GRAPHIC NOVEL) Ward, Lynd, Prelude to a Million Years. N.Y.: Equinox, 1933. Signed limited first edition number 660 of 920. Thirty...

by Eldred's

July 30, 2014, 12:00 PM EST

East Dennis, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: (GRAPHIC NOVEL) Ward, Lynd, Prelude to a Million Years. N.Y.: Equinox, 1933. Signed limited first edition number 660 of 920. Thirty full-page wood engraved images on French-folded leaves. Slim O. Original cord-stitched copper-coated spine and black star-patterned boards. Uncut. Inscribed "to preserve the memory of our being together again, Xmas 1933, New York. Al". Note: Artist and storyteller Lynd Kendall Ward (American, 1905-1985) was the of Methodist minister and prominent political organizer Harry F. Ward. He illustrated some 200 juvenile and adult books, and he is considered one of the founders of the American graphic novel. Ward was best known for his wood engravings, but he also worked in watercolor, oil, brush and ink, lithography and mezzotint.[Source: Askart.com].

Condition Report: Wood engravings intact and in good condition. Very minor toning to pages. Boards in generally good condition with slight bumps to bottom corners. Cords to copper binding loose and broken, though boards and pages intact. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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MILITIA SWORD AND SCABBARD Made by Ames of Chicopee, Massachusetts. Bone handle with eagle head-form pommel and eagle and liberty sh...

Lot 115: MILITIA SWORD AND SCABBARD Made by Ames of Chicopee, Massachusetts. Bone handle with eagle head-form pommel and eagle and liberty sh...

by Eldred's

July 30, 2014, 12:00 PM EST

East Dennis, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $500 - $700

Description: MILITIA SWORD AND SCABBARD Circa 1920 Made by Ames of Chicopee, Massachusetts. Bone handle with eagle head-form pommel and eagle and liberty shield decoration to guard. Blade etched "Ensign Harry R. Lewis". Length of blade 32".

Condition Report: Cleaned. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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Measham Ware Bargee Treacle Glazed Novelty Teapot,

Lot 452: Measham Ware Bargee Treacle Glazed Novelty Teapot,

by Gerrards Auction Rooms

July 31, 2014, 10:00 AM GMT

St Annes , United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £80 - £120

Description: Measham Ware Bargee Treacle Glazed Novelty Teapot, with the words ''presented to mother from Harry'' Circa 1900. Height 12.5 inches.

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Jean Simmons signed lovely 10 x 8 colour portrait

Lot 12: Jean Simmons signed lovely 10 x 8 colour portrait

by Chaucer Covers & Auctions

July 31, 2014, 12:00 PM GMT

Folkestone, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £20 - £30

Description: Jean Simmons signed lovely 10 x 8 colour portrait photo in nice straw hat and summer dress. Good condition

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Jean Simmons signed lovely 10 x 8 colour portrait

Lot 12: Jean Simmons signed lovely 10 x 8 colour portrait

by Chaucer Covers & Auctions

July 31, 2014, 12:00 PM GMT

Folkestone, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £20 - £30

Description: Jean Simmons signed lovely 10 x 8 colour portrait photo in nice straw hat and summer dress. Good condition

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Lord Taverners Originators autographs, two

Lot 19: Lord Taverners Originators autographs, two

by Chaucer Covers & Auctions

July 31, 2014, 12:00 PM GMT

Folkestone, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £60 - £80

Description: Lord Taverners Originators autographs, two autographed pages fixed to A4 white sheet signed by the founders of the famous Lord Taverners. Includes Tommy Trinder, Sir John Mills, Jimmy Edwards, Victor Silvester, Harry Secombe, Lord Luke, Sir Ian Jacob, Alf Gover, Brian Rix, Ian Carmichael, Ronnie Waldman, John Snagge, and John Glyn Jones. Quite unique piece of memorabilia. Most names are annotated on the white backing page. Good condition.

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Lord Taverners Originators autographs, two

Lot 19: Lord Taverners Originators autographs, two

by Chaucer Covers & Auctions

July 31, 2014, 12:00 PM GMT

Folkestone, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £60 - £80

Description: Lord Taverners Originators autographs, two autographed pages fixed to A4 white sheet signed by the founders of the famous Lord Taverners. Includes Tommy Trinder, Sir John Mills, Jimmy Edwards, Victor Silvester, Harry Secombe, Lord Luke, Sir Ian Jacob, Alf Gover, Brian Rix, Ian Carmichael, Ronnie Waldman, John Snagge, and John Glyn Jones. Quite unique piece of memorabilia. Most names are annotated on the white backing page. Good condition.

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Cast of Caught in the Net, Eric Sykes, Robert

Lot 91: Cast of Caught in the Net, Eric Sykes, Robert

by Chaucer Covers & Auctions

July 31, 2014, 12:00 PM GMT

Folkestone, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £10 - £15

Description: Cast of Caught in the Net, Eric Sykes, Robert Daws, Helen Gill, William Harry, Russ Abbot and Beccy Armor signatures on A4 page Good condition.

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Cast of Caught in the Net, Eric Sykes, Robert

Lot 91: Cast of Caught in the Net, Eric Sykes, Robert

by Chaucer Covers & Auctions

July 31, 2014, 12:00 PM GMT

Folkestone, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £10 - £15

Description: Cast of Caught in the Net, Eric Sykes, Robert Daws, Helen Gill, William Harry, Russ Abbot and Beccy Armor signatures on A4 page Good condition.

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