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Mallard drake, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland.

Lot 44: Mallard drake, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland.

by Guyette & Deeter

February 14, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

Charleston, SC, USA

Estimated Price: $500 - $700

Description: Mallard drake, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland. 1948 balsa model.

Condition Report: Old repaint appears to be by the Ward Brothers, signed by Lem Ward at a later date; chips missing from neck filler.

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Hooded merganser hen and drake, Corbin Reed, Cape Charles, Virginia.

Lot 79: Hooded merganser hen and drake, Corbin Reed, Cape Charles, Virginia.

by Guyette & Deeter

February 14, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

Charleston, SC, USA

Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,400

Description: Hooded merganser hen and drake, Corbin Reed, Cape Charles, Virginia. Both have relief wing carving with extended wingtips. Drake has feet tucked up at sides and is stamped "JC Reed".

Condition Report: Very small dent in side of drake's head otherwise very good and original.

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1/4 size pintail drake, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland.

Lot 23: 1/4 size pintail drake, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland.

by Guyette & Deeter

February 14, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

Charleston, SC, USA

Estimated Price: $650 - $950

Description: 1/4 size pintail drake, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland. Signed and dated 1957. Approximately 10" long.

Condition Report: A few small scrapes, slight separation at neck seam, otherwise very good and original.

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Canvasback drake, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland.

Lot 42: Canvasback drake, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland.

by Guyette & Deeter

February 14, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

Charleston, SC, USA

Estimated Price: $500 - $800

Description: Canvasback drake, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland. 1948 balsa model with slightly turned cedar head and inserted cedar tail.

Condition Report: Old repaint in the style of the Ward Brothers; small dents; small crack at neck base.

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Pintail drake, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland.

Lot 56: Pintail drake, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland.

by Guyette & Deeter

February 14, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

Charleston, SC, USA

Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,400

Description: Pintail drake, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland. 1936 model. Signed and branded "ELW" to for Eben Waterfield.

Condition Report: Original paint that has been restored in the Ward Brothers style; repair to a crack in the neck from which some filler has chipped out; age split in underside.

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Hooded Merganser Drake

Lot 368: Hooded Merganser Drake

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

February 12, 2015, 10:00 AM EST

Charleston, SC, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: A slightly turned-head decoy with carved eyes and crest.

Condition Report: In working repaint with gunning wear and a neck crack.

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1/2 size mallard drake, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland.

Lot 87: 1/2 size mallard drake, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland.

by Guyette & Deeter

February 14, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

Charleston, SC, USA

Estimated Price: $600 - $900

Description: 1/2 size mallard drake, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland. Cedar construction with lifted wingtips and slightly turned head.

Condition Report: Original paint with good detail and very slight wear; minor paint shrinkage on upper breast.

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1/2 size widgeon drake, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland.

Lot 91A: 1/2 size widgeon drake, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland.

by Guyette & Deeter

February 14, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

Charleston, SC, USA

Estimated Price: $750 - $1,000

Description: 1/2 size widgeon drake, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland. Signed and dated 1963. Cedar body with lifted wingtips and turned head.

Condition Report: Very small area of paint shrinkage on one lower side.

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Canvasback drake, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland.

Lot 55: Canvasback drake, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland.

by Guyette & Deeter

February 14, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

Charleston, SC, USA

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

Description: Canvasback drake, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland. 1948 model with balsa body and slightly turned cedar head. Signed on the underside by Lem Ward.

Condition Report: Original paint with moderate discoloration and minor wear; small separation and dents in balsa; minor roughness to edges of bill with old touchup in that area; old touchup to black area on edge of breast.

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Merganser drake, Chincoteague, Virginia, circa 1900.

Lot 137: Merganser drake, Chincoteague, Virginia, circa 1900.

by Guyette & Deeter

February 14, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

Charleston, SC, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: Merganser drake, Chincoteague, Virginia, circa 1900.

Condition Report: Old repaint appears to be by Doug Jester; roughness to crest; small cracks and chips.

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Two decoys that are reproductions of Ward Brothers 1936 models.

Lot 116: Two decoys that are reproductions of Ward Brothers 1936 models.

by Guyette & Deeter

February 14, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

Charleston, SC, USA

Estimated Price: $700 - $900

Description: Two decoys that are reproductions of Ward Brothers 1936 models. Mallard drake and black duck. Both have slightly turned heads.

Condition Report: Original paint with minor wear; slight rough area on one edge of black duck's bill; each has had a signature or initials cut out of the underside at one time.

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Pair of 1/2 size pintails, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland.

Lot 156: Pair of 1/2 size pintails, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland.

by Guyette & Deeter

February 14, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

Charleston, SC, USA

Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,400

Description: Pair of 1/2 size pintails, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland. Signed and dated 1962. Both have slightly turned heads and raised wingtips.

Condition Report: Near mint original paint on hen with slight paint shrinkage on one side of the head; drake has paint shrinkage on head and the tip of the tail missing.

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Hooded Merganser Pair

Lot 337: Hooded Merganser Pair

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

February 12, 2015, 10:00 AM EST

Charleston, SC, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $500

Description: Kenneth (1927-1995) and Beverly (1929-2010) Bassett Suttons Bay, MI, c. 1980 A preening hen and a slightly turned head drake, signed by the makers on the bottom of each.

Condition Report: Original paint with minor wear.

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1936 model mallard drake, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland.

Lot 38: 1936 model mallard drake, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland.

by Guyette & Deeter

February 14, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

Charleston, SC, USA

Estimated Price: $9,000 - $12,000

Description: 1936 model mallard drake, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland. Slightly turned head. Proportedly sold by a sporting goods store in Shreveport, Louisiana in the 1930s. Purchased by a family in Houston, Texas at the time. Rigged but never used.

Condition Report: Near mint original paint; hairline crack in bill; flake of original filler missing from top of head; small paint drip at one speculum.

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Canvasback Drake

Lot 354: Canvasback Drake

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

February 12, 2015, 10:00 AM EST

Charleston, SC, USA

Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,000

Description: A Chesapeake Bay canvasback displaying glass eyes, a slightly turned head, and stippled wing paint.

Condition Report: In working repaint with areas of original paint and gunning wear. Original tail has been reset and bill is professional replacement.

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Green-Winged Teal Drake

Lot 456: Green-Winged Teal Drake

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

February 12, 2015, 10:00 AM EST

Charleston, SC, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: A Ward Brothers-inspired decoy by Brittingham, who lived just off the road to Crisfield. Unattributed writing on the bottom.

Condition Report: Original paint with wear.

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Exceptional pair of preening bluewing teal with lifted wings, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland.

Lot 88: Exceptional pair of preening bluewing teal with lifted wings, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland.

by Guyette & Deeter

February 14, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

Charleston, SC, USA

Estimated Price: $14,000 - $18,000

Description: Exceptional pair of preening bluewing teal with lifted wings, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland. Both are signed and dated 1966.

Condition Report: Very good and original.

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1948 model balsa body canvasback, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland.

Lot 43: 1948 model balsa body canvasback, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland.

by Guyette & Deeter

February 14, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

Charleston, SC, USA

Estimated Price: $500 - $800

Description: 1948 model balsa body canvasback, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland. Slightly turned cedar head and inserted cedar tail.

Condition Report: Paint has been restored a long time ago; structurally good.

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Eight unfinished decoy parts, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland.

Lot 44A: Eight unfinished decoy parts, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland.

by Guyette & Deeter

February 14, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

Charleston, SC, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $500

Description: Eight unfinished decoy parts, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland. Six heads and two bodies. Four heads are mounted on hardwood plaque.

Condition Report: Original and good.

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Well carved decorative mallard hen, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland.

Lot 90: Well carved decorative mallard hen, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland.

by Guyette & Deeter

February 14, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

Charleston, SC, USA

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

Description: Well carved decorative mallard hen, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland. Signed premier grade and dated 1962. Slightly turned head, raised carved primaries and secondaries and fluted tail.

Condition Report: Very good and original.

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Four miniatures, Miles Hancock, Chincoteague, Virginia.

Lot 24: Four miniatures, Miles Hancock, Chincoteague, Virginia.

by Guyette & Deeter

February 14, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

Charleston, SC, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: Four miniatures, Miles Hancock, Chincoteague, Virginia. A merganser hen and drake, a bluebill hen, and a bufflehead hen. Three are signed.

Condition Report: Original and good.

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Hooded Merganser

Lot 473: Hooded Merganser

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

February 12, 2015, 10:00 AM EST

Charleston, SC, USA

Estimated Price: $100 - $200

Description: A Victorian waterfowl game plaque.

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Well made reproduction of a Caines Brothers preening mallard drake.

Lot 7: Well made reproduction of a Caines Brothers preening mallard drake.

by Guyette & Deeter

February 14, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

Charleston, SC, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: Well made reproduction of a Caines Brothers preening mallard drake. Relief wing carving and shoe button eyes.

Condition Report: Original paint that has been aged; a few small dents.

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1948 model balsa Canada goose, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland.

Lot 41: 1948 model balsa Canada goose, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland.

by Guyette & Deeter

February 14, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

Charleston, SC, USA

Estimated Price: $3,500 - $5,500

Description: 1948 model balsa Canada goose, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland. Slightly turned cedar head and inserted cedar tail. Painted on underside is "Bob Carson, Made by LT Ward Bro, Crisfield, MD."

Condition Report: Original paint with minor discoloration and wear; varnish on underside; a few small dents; several small spots of old touchup under the tail.

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Rare decorative brant, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland.

Lot 90A: Rare decorative brant, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland.

by Guyette & Deeter

February 14, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

Charleston, SC, USA

Estimated Price: $5,000 - $8,000

Description: Rare decorative brant, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland. Signed "Made for my personal friend's collection, Bill Purnell. Lem Ward 1968". Finely detailed feather paint and slightly turned head with lifted carved wing tips.

Condition Report: Original paint with good patina and no wear; structurally excellent.

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Hooded Merganser

Lot 104: Hooded Merganser

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

February 12, 2015, 10:00 AM EST

Charleston, SC, USA

Estimated Price: $2,000 - $4,000

Description: by Robert Havell"Hooded Merganser, (No. 41, Plate CCXXXII)""Mergus Cucullatus""Drawn from Nature and Published by John J. Audubon F.R.S.F.L.S." lower left"Engraved, Printed, & Coloured by R. Havell 1834" lower righton J. Whatman watermarked paper

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Rigmate pair of mergansers in very rare transitional style, George Boyd, Seabrook, New Hampshire, 1st quarter 20th century.

Lot 25: Rigmate pair of mergansers in very rare transitional style, George Boyd, Seabrook, New Hampshire, 1st quarter 20th century.

by Guyette & Deeter

February 14, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

Charleston, SC, USA

Estimated Price: $10,000 - $14,000

Description: Rigmate pair of mergansers in very rare transitional style, George Boyd, Seabrook, New Hampshire, 1st quarter 20th century.

Condition Report: Original paint with minor to moderate wear; hen has had most of the bill and tip of crest replaced by Russ Allen and a few small spots of a professional touchup by him; drake has had a tail chip repair and bill repair by Russ Allen; has been hit by shot a

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Large pair of canvasbacks, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland, circa 1960.

Lot 39: Large pair of canvasbacks, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland, circa 1960.

by Guyette & Deeter

February 14, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

Charleston, SC, USA

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

Description: Large pair of canvasbacks, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland, circa 1960. Unsigned. Both have slightly turned heads and good paint detail.

Condition Report: Original paint with very slight shrinkage on hen's head near neck; structurally good.

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Bluebill hen, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland.

Lot 40: Bluebill hen, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland.

by Guyette & Deeter

February 14, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

Charleston, SC, USA

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

Description: Bluebill hen, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland. 1936 model with slightly turned head.

Condition Report: Original paint with good detail and moderate wear; short crack in back; small cracks in underside; paint strengthened on much of the head.

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Decorative ruddy duck, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland.

Lot 89: Decorative ruddy duck, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland.

by Guyette & Deeter

February 14, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

Charleston, SC, USA

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

Description: Decorative ruddy duck, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland. Signed and dated 1970. Slightly turned head, fluted tail, and carved wing tips.

Condition Report: Near mint original paint; small specks of grey paint on tail; small piece at one side of tail appears to have been broken off and reattached when the decoy was made.

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Merganser Drake

Lot 299: Merganser Drake

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

February 12, 2015, 10:00 AM EST

Charleston, SC, USA

Estimated Price: $1,200 - $1,800

Description: A slightly over-size hollow decoy with carved eyes, an inletted head, carved bill detail, a horse hair crest, lightly raised primaries, and notched tail feathers. The bottom board is signed and dated with the maker's incised signature.

Condition Report: Original paint with minor wear and the weight has been removed.

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Red-Breasted Merganser Drake

Lot 422: Red-Breasted Merganser Drake

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

February 12, 2015, 10:00 AM EST

Charleston, SC, USA

Estimated Price: $500 - $700

Description: A hollow sea duck decoy with carved eyes, carved crest, and original rigging.

Condition Report: In working repaint with a repair to the neck.

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Decorative canvasback hen, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland.

Lot 91: Decorative canvasback hen, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland.

by Guyette & Deeter

February 14, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

Charleston, SC, USA

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

Description: Decorative canvasback hen, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland. Signed "Mammoth canvasback by LT Ward for Norris Pratt collection, 1962." Carved and lifted primaries and secondaries. Fluted tail.

Condition Report: Near mint original paint; paint missing from part of the underside of the tail; this area may have been shaved down a little at a later date, but nothing is missing from the length of the tail.

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Merganser Hen

Lot 410: Merganser Hen

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

February 12, 2015, 10:00 AM EST

Charleston, SC, USA

Estimated Price: $1,200 - $1,800

Description: A hollow decoy with round "shoe button" eyes and a boat-hull-shaped bottom board which bears a "C.H. & G.W. Huff, Boat Builders, East Long Branch" brand.

Condition Report: Original paint with even gunning wear.

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Five framed photographs of Bernard Baruch, Hobcaw Barony, Georgetown, South Carolina.

Lot 97: Five framed photographs of Bernard Baruch, Hobcaw Barony, Georgetown, South Carolina.

by Guyette & Deeter

February 14, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

Charleston, SC, USA

Estimated Price: $250 - $350

Description: Five framed photographs of Bernard Baruch, Hobcaw Barony, Georgetown, South Carolina. Taken in the early 1900s. Also included is a matted photo of the Ward Brothers.

Condition Report: Good.

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Carved Red Breasted Merganser Duck Decoy

Lot 226: Carved Red Breasted Merganser Duck Decoy

by Fontaine's Auction Gallery

January 31, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

Pittsfield, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $75 - $150

Description: Capt. Miles Hancock Carved Red Breasted Merganser Duck Decoy

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Red-Breasted Merganser Drake

Lot 408: Red-Breasted Merganser Drake

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

February 12, 2015, 10:00 AM EST

Charleston, SC, USA

Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,000

Description: A solid-bodied decoy with painted eyes, a carved crest, pleasing patina, and a small circular inletted weight. Stamped on bottom "MR 14," "SGH" and branded "Kangas."

Condition Report: Original paint with even gunning wear, craquelure, light flaking, a tight bill crack, and lower crest is missing.

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Wigeon Pair

Lot 359: Wigeon Pair

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

February 12, 2015, 10:00 AM EST

Charleston, SC, USA

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

Description: A pair of decorative wigeons with the drake displaying up-lifted primary and secondary wing feathers and the hen featuring a back-preening head and raised, crossed carved wings. Both have carved speculum and tail feather detail, raised sides, and are signed and dated on the underside "Made by Lem T. Ward, Crisfield, Md., -1963-." The bottom of the decoys is branded "W.H.P. Jr" for the William Purnell, Jr. collection.

Condition Report: Both are in outstanding original paint with minimal wear. The hen shows some minor craquelure and a couple very small dents.

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Early Black Duck

Lot 355: Early Black Duck

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

February 12, 2015, 10:00 AM EST

Charleston, SC, USA

Estimated Price: $10,000 - $15,000

Description: A large, turned-head black duck displaying the animated head and body features associated with the Bishop's Head Gun Club decoys, including the well-defined bump under the tail. The fine head carving is a bold precursor to the Wards' '36 model, and rests on a high raised neck seat. The decoy has a high back and is augmented by an original bottom board. The surface features blended paint on the head and sharp feather painting on the body.

Condition Report: Original paint with even gunning wear.

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Canada Goose Bookends

Lot 346: Canada Goose Bookends

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

February 12, 2015, 10:00 AM EST

Charleston, SC, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: The Ward Brothers, Lemuel T. (1896-1984) and Stephen (1895-1976) Crisfield, MD, 1940 An early and exceedingly rare pair of calling life-size Canada goose busts signed and dated on the base of the breasts. Weighted with felt bottoms and backs.

Condition Report: Original paint with tight neck seam separation on one.

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Osprey Head

Lot 478: Osprey Head

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

February 12, 2015, 10:00 AM EST

Charleston, SC, USA

Estimated Price: $500 - $700

Description: A rare, life-size raptor head with an added painted plaque identifying the makers and date.

Condition Report: Original paint on the carved head.

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A Collection of Twenty-Six Diminutive Porcelain Character Jugs by Various Makers, 20th Century,

Lot 161: A Collection of Twenty-Six Diminutive Porcelain Character Jugs by Various Makers, 20th Century,

by Gray's Auctioneers

2015

USA

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Description: A Collection of Twenty-Six Diminutive Porcelain Character Jugs by Various Makers, 20th Century, Including pieces by Royal Doulton (Betsy Trotwood), Radnor (Micawber), Friarware (Mr. Pickwick), Kelsboro Ware (Georgie), Wood and Sons (Ann Boleyn), Lancaster Sandland (Raleigh and Drake), Cooper Clayton (Robin Hood), Artone (Micawber) and Peter Jackson (Tom Jones, Henry V, Micawber, Merlin, Robin Hood, Moll Flanders, Richard III, Mad Hatter, Alice, Falstaff, Friar Tuck and Ivanhoe). Largest dimensions: h: 5 1/8 x w: 4 3/8 x d: 4 3/8 in.

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Canvasback Drake

Lot 343: Canvasback Drake

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

February 12, 2015, 10:00 AM EST

Charleston, SC, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: A decoy carved for the "Lem and Steve Ward Shootin' Stool" competition at the World Championships that placed second. Signed and dated by the maker on the bottom. The older son of World Champion carver Tan Brunet, Jett carved this bird at age twenty. In his first five years as a professional carver his birds won over thirty best of show ribbons.

Condition Report: Original paint with minor wear.

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Old Squaw Drake

Lot 399: Old Squaw Drake

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

February 12, 2015, 10:00 AM EST

Charleston, SC, USA

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

Description: A rare and early hollow long-tailed duck. This decoy was exhibited in 1982 at the "American Decorative Bird Carving" exhibit presented by the Ward Foundation at the Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore, MD. A rigmate illustrated in "Connecticut Decoys" is attributed to fellow Stratford maker Charles E. "Shang" Wheeler (1872-1949).

Condition Report: Original paint with gunning wear.

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Red-Breasted Merganser Drake

Lot 324: Red-Breasted Merganser Drake

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

February 12, 2015, 10:00 AM EST

Charleston, SC, USA

Estimated Price: $60,000 - $90,000

Description: This bold and racy decoy features a long, wide body with a paddle tail. The delicately carved head is slightly turned to the left with a forward-reaching and uplifted posture. The surface features both concise paint patterns and the artist's stippled paint on the breast and along the sides. True to the species, Boyd used red glass eyes for this drake. The pencil-thin upturned bill features a carved nail at the tip. From tip to tail the bird measures nineteen inches.This decoy has been in a private collection since the early 1960s and has never previously been offered for sale.

Condition Report: Original paint with even gunning wear, bill scratches, tight neck cracks, a couple tail chips, and original inletted wood strip by the maker in bottom.

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Signed Charles Pedrew Mallard Drake Decoy

Lot 142: Signed Charles Pedrew Mallard Drake Decoy

by Fontaine's Auction Gallery

January 31, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

Pittsfield, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $125 - $250

Description: Signed Charles Pedrew, Henry, IL, Mallard Drake Decoy

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Merganser hen, Eldon Willis, Stacey, North Carolina, circa 1950.

Lot 201: Merganser hen, Eldon Willis, Stacey, North Carolina, circa 1950.

by Guyette & Deeter

February 14, 2015, 1:00 PM EST

Charleston, SC, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $500

Description: Merganser hen, Eldon Willis, Stacey, North Carolina, circa 1950.

Condition Report: Very good and original; never used.

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Plastic Budweiser Hood

Lot 624: Plastic Budweiser Hood "Dale Earnhardt Jr."

by Nellis Auction

January 31, 2015, 10:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

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Watercolour of field of poppies by V Ward 1932

Lot 555: Watercolour of field of poppies by V Ward 1932

by Woodlands Auctions

February 1, 2015, 10:30 AM AEDT

Ocean Grove , Australia

Estimated Price: AUD50 - AUD100

Description: Watercolour of field of poppies by V Ward 1932

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Ford 1933 / 1934 Greyhound Hood Ornament.

Lot 153: Ford 1933 / 1934 Greyhound Hood Ornament.

by Legacy Galleries

January 30, 2015, 10:00 AM CST

St Charles, MO, USA

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Description: Ford 1933 / 1934 Greyhound Hood Ornament.

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