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Lots related to hooded merganser drake ward brothers for sale at auction

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Lot 90K: "Edward Matthew Ward R.A." By G. Richmond R.A.

by Fine Art Online Auctions, LLC

July 21, 2014

Denver, CO, USA

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Description: "Edward Matthew Ward R.A." Attributed to G. Richmond R.A. Engraved By W. Holl, Framed Original Engraving, Size: 16x21". Comes with coa.

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An authentic hand made Didgeridoo from the Northern Territory by artist Kenny Ward

Lot 5: An authentic hand made Didgeridoo from the Northern Territory by artist Kenny Ward

by Arthouse Auctions

July 23, 2014, 6:00 PM AEST

Yarralumla, Australia

Estimated Price: AUD250 - AUD350

Description: An authentic hand made Didgeridoo from the Northern Territory by artist Kenny Ward. Featuring a hand painted Bird and Fish design. Length 102cm.

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MAISIE WARD NAPALTJARRI

Lot 13: MAISIE WARD NAPALTJARRI "Women's Ceremony" Acrylic on Belgium linen

by Arthouse Auctions

July 23, 2014, 6:00 PM AEST

Yarralumla, Australia

Estimated Price: AUD400 - AUD600

Description: MAISIE WARD NAPALTJARRI "Women's Ceremony" Acrylic on Belgium linen Comes with Certificate of Authenticity Painted 2014 Artwork is ready to hang 60cm x 80cm

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An authentic hand made Didgeridoo from the Northern Territory by artist Kenny Ward

Lot 96: An authentic hand made Didgeridoo from the Northern Territory by artist Kenny Ward

by Arthouse Auctions

July 23, 2014, 6:00 PM AEST

Yarralumla, Australia

Estimated Price: AUD250 - AUD350

Description: An authentic hand made Didgeridoo from the Northern Territory by artist Kenny Ward. Featuring a hand painted Crocodile and Fish design. Length 101cm.

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Eric Ward (British, born 1945) [ARR]/Standing

Lot 170: Eric Ward (British, born 1945) [ARR]/Standing

by Chorley's

July 23, 2014, 10:00 AM GMT

Cranham, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £100 - £150

Description: Eric Ward (British, born 1945) [ARR]/Standing Nude/gouache, 27cm x 13cm (10.5'' x 5'')/see illustration

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Eric Ward (British born, 1945) [ARR]/Nude leaning

Lot 171: Eric Ward (British born, 1945) [ARR]/Nude leaning

by Chorley's

July 23, 2014, 10:00 AM GMT

Cranham, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £70 - £100

Description: Eric Ward (British born, 1945) [ARR]/Nude leaning on a Chair/gouache, 24cm x 15cm (9.5'' x 6'')

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Eric Ward (British, born 1945) [ARR]/Seated

Lot 172: Eric Ward (British, born 1945) [ARR]/Seated

by Chorley's

July 23, 2014, 10:00 AM GMT

Cranham, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £80 - £120

Description: Eric Ward (British, born 1945) [ARR]/Seated Nude/gouache, 30.5cm x 20.5cm (12'' x 8'')

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(2) Doobie Brothers Signed Record Albums

Lot 2550: (2) Doobie Brothers Signed Record Albums

by Philip Weiss Auctions

July 23, 2014, 1:00 PM EST

Lynbrook, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $75 - $100

Description: (2) Doobie Brothers Signed Record Albums, signed in person, from the Debbie Levitt Collection, 1) "Minute By Minute" 2) "Stampede"

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Robin Hood Flour Porcelain Sign

Lot 2700: Robin Hood Flour Porcelain Sign

by Philip Weiss Auctions

July 23, 2014, 1:00 PM EST

Lynbrook, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $75 - $125

Description: Approx. 24" x 48". "Robin Hood Flour" porcelain advertising sign. Sign has some scuffs and scratches, pitting and areas or porcelain loss.

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Reginald Ward Sturgess (1892 - 1932) - Moonlight 22.5 x 29.5cm

Lot 540: Reginald Ward Sturgess (1892 - 1932) - Moonlight 22.5 x 29.5cm

by Lawsons

July 24, 2014, 11:00 AM AEST

Leichhardt, Australia

Estimated Price: AUD800 - AUD1,200

Description: Reginald Ward Sturgess (1892 - 1932) Moonlight watercolour 22.5 x 29.5cm signed lower right

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George Ward Tjungarrayi (c.1947 - ) - Tingari 96 x 80cm

Lot 545: George Ward Tjungarrayi (c.1947 - ) - Tingari 96 x 80cm

by Lawsons

July 24, 2014, 11:00 AM AEST

Leichhardt, Australia

Estimated Price: AUD700 - AUD900

Description: George Ward Tjungarrayi (c.1947 - ) Tingari acrylic on linen (unstretched) 96 x 80cm signed verso, with CD with progress photos

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Reginald Ward Sturgess (1892 - 1932) - Untitled (Landscape) 29 x 33.5cm

Lot 563: Reginald Ward Sturgess (1892 - 1932) - Untitled (Landscape) 29 x 33.5cm

by Lawsons

July 24, 2014, 11:00 AM AEST

Leichhardt, Australia

Estimated Price: AUD800 - AUD1,200

Description: Reginald Ward Sturgess (1892 - 1932) Untitled (Landscape) watercolour 29 x 33.5cm signed lower right

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Eric Gill (1882-1940) - Xenia Noelle Lowinsky; Ruth Lowinsky; Beatrice Warde,

Lot 283: Eric Gill (1882-1940) - Xenia Noelle Lowinsky; Ruth Lowinsky; Beatrice Warde,

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

July 24, 2014, 10:00 AM GMT

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £300 - £500

Description: Eric Gill (1882-1940) - Xenia Noelle Lowinsky; Ruth Lowinsky; Beatrice Warde, wood-engravings, on wove paper, published by Douglas Cleverdon, circa 1929, [Physick 278; 277; and 400], each c.240 x 160 mm. (9 1/2 x 6 1/4 in); with a duplicate impression of the portrait of Beatrice Ward, (4).

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J & E Gould/Red Breasted Merganser/Goosander/two

Lot 520: J & E Gould/Red Breasted Merganser/Goosander/two

by Chorley's

July 24, 2014, 10:00 AM GMT

Cranham, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £80 - £120

Description: J & E Gould/Red Breasted Merganser/Goosander/two prints, 35.5cm x 66cm (14'' x 26'')

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GRP inc Books - Airfix (Ward, 2003), The Boy's

Lot 5828: GRP inc Books - Airfix (Ward, 2003), The Boy's

by Vectis Auctions Ltd

July 24, 2014, 10:30 AM GMT

Stockton on Tees, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £45 - £90

Description: Books - Airfix [Ward, 2003], The Boy's Book of Airfix [Ward, 2009], Classic Kits [Ward, 2004] & FROG Model Aircraft, 1932-1976 [Lines/Hellstrom, 1989]. Mint overall. [4]

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John Murphy Northampton Tall Case Clock, Walnut, Broken Arch Pediment, Eight Day Works, Dovetailed Hood with Columns on a Plinth Bas...

Lot 3003: John Murphy Northampton Tall Case Clock, Walnut, Broken Arch Pediment, Eight Day Works, Dovetailed Hood with Columns on a Plinth Bas...

by Alderfer Auction & Appraisal

July 24, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

Hatfield, PA, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $500

Description: John Murphy Northampton Tall Case Clock, Walnut, Broken Arch Pediment, Eight Day Works, Dovetailed Hood with Columns on a Plinth Base, (Needs Assembly), 90"H x 16 1/2"W x 9"D

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JIM WARD, (American, born after 1931), Texas Breed, Bronze, 38/100, H 11½ x W 7 x D 6 inches.

Lot 33: JIM WARD, (American, born after 1931), Texas Breed, Bronze, 38/100, H 11½ x W 7 x D 6 inches.

by Morton Auctioneers & Appraisers

July 24, 2014, 6:30 PM CST

Houston, TX, USA

Estimated Price: $200 - $300

Description: JIM WARD (American, born after 1931) Texas Breed Bronze, 38/100 Incised signature Jim Ward and numbered upper right H 11 1/2 x W 7 x D 6 inches.

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JIM WARD, (American, born after 1931), Prairie Mother, Bronze, 1/30, H 6½ x W 9¾ x D 6 inches.

Lot 34: JIM WARD, (American, born after 1931), Prairie Mother, Bronze, 1/30, H 6½ x W 9¾ x D 6 inches.

by Morton Auctioneers & Appraisers

July 24, 2014, 6:30 PM CST

Houston, TX, USA

Estimated Price: $200 - $300

Description: JIM WARD (American, born after 1931) Prairie Mother Bronze, 1/30 Incised signature Jim Ward and numbered lower right H 6 1/2 x W 9 3/4 x D 6 inches.

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JIM WARD, (American, born after 1931), Nighthawk, Bronze, 18/25, H 8 x W 7¼ x D 5 inches.

Lot 35: JIM WARD, (American, born after 1931), Nighthawk, Bronze, 18/25, H 8 x W 7¼ x D 5 inches.

by Morton Auctioneers & Appraisers

July 24, 2014, 6:30 PM CST

Houston, TX, USA

Estimated Price: $200 - $300

Description: JIM WARD (American, born after 1931) Nighthawk Bronze, 18/25 Incised signature JW and numbered lower center H 8 x W 7 1/4 x D 5 inches.

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Red-Breasted Merganser Drake

Lot 71: Red-Breasted Merganser Drake

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

July 25, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

Plymouth, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $100 - $200

Description: A merganser decoy displaying small tack eyes, a carved crest, and incised "CF" rig initials on the bottom.

Condition Report: Original paint, worn to the wood in places with gunning wear, and repair to head by the maker before painting.

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Miniature Pintail Pair

Lot 76: Miniature Pintail Pair

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

July 25, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

Plymouth, MA, USA

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

Description: A ten-inch-long drake and a nine-inch-long hen with turned heads, raised wing tips, and a "Ward Bros. Crisfield, MD, Best Grade Miniature" ink stamp on the bottom of each. These pine body birds are among the Wards' finest miniatures.

Condition Report: In original paint, the hen has touch-up to the bill. The drake has a reset bill, wing tips, and tail.

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Goldeneye Drake

Lot 77: Goldeneye Drake

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

July 25, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

Plymouth, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $12,000 - $18,000

Description: This classic early Ward brothers decoy was likely made in the late 1920s or early 1930s. A stunning wooden sculpture, the two brothers have created a bird that perfectly captures the likeness of the species. Typically mobile on the water, goldeneyes are constantly in motion, diving in search of mollusks or darting after one another. This decoy has the appearance of a "whistler," looking over its shoulder as it swims away. The head crown is correctly rendered with the wider top of the crown flowing to a sharper edge towards the back of the head. The pronounced humped back arches and sweeps to the extended concave "beaver tail." This highly breakable tail point was later eliminated as the Ward Brothers gunning decoys evolved to more durable designs. Signed "L. T. Ward Bro., Crisfield, MD., -1936-" on the bottom.

Condition Report: Original paint with significant gunning wear, age cracks along the bottom, and minor darkening.

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Canada Goose

Lot 78: Canada Goose

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

July 25, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

Plymouth, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $80,000 - $120,000

Description: "Stephen W. Ward (1895-1976) and his brother Lemuel Travis Ward (1896-1984) of Crisfield, Maryland were by far the most prominent Chesapeake Bay carvers of the twentieth century and among the greatest and most influential bird carvers of all time. The brothers worked closely together throughout their lives, combining the complementary talents of Steve's hand carving and Lem's brushwork to create works of extraordinary grace and realism." -Robert Shaw in "Bird Decoys of North America: Nature, History, and Art" This exceptional carving is not only one of the finest Ward geese known, but also believed by many to be one of the finest Ward decoys ever to come on the market. In describing this exact bird in "Bird Decoys of North America" Shaw states that "this 1940 goose design is arguably their most elegant representation of that species." This rare hollow decoy features a deep ice groove, articulated bill carving, and a turned head. The broad body is nearly ten inches wide and displays what is perhaps the finest paint seen on any Ward goose decoy. This is the first time this bird has been offered in nearly a quarter century. The bottom of the bird is signed and dated by the Wards and retains George Thompson's collection label. Thompson was one of the most acclaimed Canada goose decoy collectors of all time, in addition he was a notable Ward collector, making this Ward goose a cornerstone of his collection. In 1990, Theodore S. Harmon of Decoys Unlimited described Thompson's collection as "bird for bird, the finest group of decoys ever to come to auction." Rigging has been removed.

Condition Report: Excellent original paint with light even gunning wear and tight craquelure.

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Pintail Pair

Lot 79: Pintail Pair

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

July 25, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

Plymouth, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $20,000 - $30,000

Description: These exquisite Ward Brothers pintails are one of the finest rigmate pairs of their kind to ever come to market. Featured in color as lots 485 and 486 in the 1996 Hillman Collection sale, they represent a rare collecting opportunity to acquire early, near-mint carvings by two of the all-time masters of the decoy. The full-bodied birds feature heads turned almost forty-five degrees, uplifted tails, and razor-sharp bills. The highly detailed feather work on the hen by Lem is extraordinary as are the subtly blended grays on the back of the drake. Each bird is signed "1948, L.T. Ward Bro, Lem Ward and Steve Ward" on the bottom in addition to having various collectors' stickers. Each bird retains the Hillman Collection stamp on the bottom.

Condition Report: Superb and dry original paint with minimal even wear, the hen has a thin crack through the neck.

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Mallard Hen

Lot 80: Mallard Hen

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

July 25, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

Plymouth, MA, USA

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

Description: The Ward brothers were known to have made very few early mallard decoys. It was not until the 1940s that mallard populations began to proliferate along the Atlantic flyway. For this reason mallard decoys by famous east coast carvers like Joseph Lincoln (1859-1938) and Harry V. Shourds (1861-1920) are almost non existent. Few, if any, Ward mallards surpass this elegant lady in terms of form, paint, and condition. Illustrated in the 1977 book "Pioneer Decoy Carvers: A Biography of Lemuel and Stephen Ward" by Barry Berkey, this hen is virtually flawless. The flared bill of this decoy widens from three-quarters of an inch where the bill meets the face to nearly an inch-and-a-half at its widest part. The nostril is delicately carved all the way through and the bird's nail or "bean" at its tip is remarkably still intact. Collected by famed Ward collector Knute Bartrug, it bears his stylized "KB" initials on the bottom along with his inventory number fifty-nine. The underside of the decoy retains traces of its original "Maker, L.T. Ward & Bro., Crisfield, MD" ink stamp towards the tail in addition to the makers' crisp "L.T. Ward- Bro, Crisfield, Md, -1936-" ink signature. The paint application on the decoy reveals Lem's intricate feather pattern along the flanks as well as the back. Lem took great pride in painting his hens, which more often than not surpass their male rigmates in regards to detail.

Condition Report: Excellent dry original paint with even wear and an age line just above the neck seam.

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Classic Black Duck

Lot 81: Classic Black Duck

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

July 25, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

Plymouth, MA, USA

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

Description: This exact decoy is pictured three times in Ronald Gard and Brian McGrath's book "The Ward Brothers' Decoys: A Collectors Guide" and leads the black duck chapter. The description reads: "This decoy has the typical characteristics of the 1942 Classic Ward designs such as the high head, the flat forehead and the long bill. The body shows the sleek and racy form that makes this design one of the most sought after regardless of species. The head is turned slightly to the left and canted... The paint and patina of this bird make it one of the finest examples of this species in this design. The fineness of the detail feather painting of this simply colored bird demonstrates the great extent of Lem Ward's talent. The decoy was rigged for hunting and was acquired from the John Dilworth estate."

Condition Report: Excellent original paint with light and even gunning wear and an age line through the neck.

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Wigeon Pair

Lot 82: Wigeon Pair

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

July 25, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

Plymouth, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $20,000 - $30,000

Description: This exact pair of Stephen Ward's favorite duck is pictured in Ronald Gard and Brian McGrath's book "The Ward Brothers' Decoys: A Collectors Guide." The description reads: "These decoys are painted so exquisitely that their form and design are overshadowed. The lines of both birds are graceful but the drake is particularly attractive with its head nestled against its back and the tail arched slightly upward. It is impossible to accurately describe the quality of the paint. The hue of one color is delicately blended into a contrasting color with a technique that looks as natural as the live birds themselves. The detail of the feathers, the speckling of the heads, and the selection of colors make these decoys among the finest paint presentations the Wards ever did on widgeon decoys." In 1967 Thomas Eshenbaugh loaned birds from his collection, including this wigeon pair and a Holly swan, to the William Penn Memorial Museum (now called The State Museum of Pennsylvania) for a special exhibit. The drake retains the loan tag on the underside. Eshenbaugh is one of the great unheralded primary source collectors of decoys. His collection was purchased in syndicate by Bill Butler, Hal Sorenson, and Joe French in the late 1960s.

Condition Report: Excellent original condition.

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Red-Breasted Merganser Drake

Lot 84: Red-Breasted Merganser Drake

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

July 25, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

Plymouth, MA, USA

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

Description: A Down East merganser displaying carved eyes, an inletted neck, and gently raised wings. Incised in the bottom by the maker "Made By G R Huey."

Condition Report: Original paint with light gunning wear, a cracked neck, a bill tip chip, and a tail chip.

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Red-Breasted Merganser Drake

Lot 87: Red-Breasted Merganser Drake

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

July 25, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

Plymouth, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $800

Description: A hand-chopped, chip-carved decoy with an inletted head and a large iron spike weight. The back features an intricate paint pattern.

Condition Report: Original paint with possible working touch-up, gunning wear, and a replaced bill.

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Red-Breasted Merganser Drake With Open Bill

Lot 93: Red-Breasted Merganser Drake With Open Bill

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

July 25, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

Plymouth, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $350,000 - $450,000

Description: "Maine's greatest and most prolific carver was Augustus Aaron "Gus" Wilson... Wilson had few equals among decoy makers as a sculptor, only his contemporary Ira Hudson in Virginia carved so wide a variety of forms. Wilson carved both heads and bodies freehand, holding the piece of wood in his hands, and this approach allowed him the tactile immediacy that characterizes his work. His best birds are at once powerful and imaginative." -Robert Shaw, Bird Decoys of North America Merganser decoys have always held a special place amongst carvers and collectors of decoys and folk art. The species' animated forms, pronounced crests, and striking plumage lend themselves to artistic designs of virtually endless interpretations. From the earliest carvers of wooden decoys centuries ago to present day carvers, makers have been captivated by these seemingly playful diving birds. As collectors share this appreciation, many of the world-record auction results for top-tier carvers have come from merganser decoys, including such prestigious makers as Lothrop Holmes (1824-1899), Ira Hudson (1873-1949), and Captain Charles Osgood (1820-1886). Wilson was born "Down East," on Mount Desert Island, Maine. Though he is foremost remembered as a carver, Wilson was also a boatbuilder, waterman, outdoorsman, and a lighthouse keeper. He was an attendant to a number of Maine's lighthouses, including the Great Duck Island Light, Goose Rocks Station on Fox Island, Two Lights Station on Cape Elizabeth, Marshall Point Light at Port Clyde, and lastly Spring Point Light in Casco Bay. Wilson's interests were by no means limited to decoys. He carved a variety of songbirds, decoratives, weathervanes, and big cats. A pair of Wilson tigers is featured in the American Identities exhibit, on display as a part of the permanent collection at the Brooklyn Museum in Brooklyn, New York. This merganser sculpture epitomizes the decoy as American folk art. In 1992, the Maine-based firm Gary Guyette and Frank Schmidt Inc. stated, "It is certainly the finest Gus Wilson ever offered at auction," and also simply described it as, "the best merganser." The decoy later appeared on the front cover of Decoy Magazine's 1992 Year in Review after setting a new world record at auction for the maker. One of the pinnacle decoys to ever be offered at public auction, this boldly carved merganser features an exceptionally rendered cocked-back and turned head, along with raised-wing and uplifted-tail carving. The delicately carved open bill design is a treatment virtually never seen intact in working decoys and gives the bird an almost smiling air. Wilson's attention to anatomy is commendable, with the very tip of the upper bill slightly curved and the inside of the lower bill accurately painted red. The intricate bill's survival is remarkable given the bird's use as a hunting decoy. The bird measures over sixteen and one-half inches in length, and seven inches in both width and height. The two-piece construction features a prodigious four-and-one-half-inch by two-and-one-half-inch inletted head with a canted and scribed fit. It features pinched breast carving, tack eyes, full cheeks, and eyes grooves that taper to a pointed crest. The bottom displays original rigging with a screw eye and a pad-style weight. "Gus had a broadness of interest and artist's eye that allowed him to come up with birds of such merit that they rivaled the best of the others... Gus Wilson looked at waterfowl much the way the Ward brothers did. There was a similarity in their ability to capture an unusual pose and to produce a decoy that continues to enthrall..." -Maine decoy author and historian, Captain John Dinan.

Condition Report: In excellent original paint with gunning wear, a rub on the left wing, and an imperfection original to the carving under the left side of the tail.

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Ward-Style Pintail Pair

Lot 124: Ward-Style Pintail Pair

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

July 25, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

Plymouth, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,200

Description: A very rare pair of Ward Brothers-style decoys with the Pt. Pleasant Wildfowler circular brand on the bottom of each.

Condition Report: Both are in original paint, with gunning wear, touch-up to neck seams, a line in drake's bill, and hen's reset tail.

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Bluebill Drake

Lot 134: Bluebill Drake

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

July 25, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

Plymouth, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $100 - $200

Description: Bluebill Drake

Condition Report: Original paint with gunning wear, a loose head, a crack along the back and through the neck, and some touch-up to black in front.

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192Miniature Hooded Merganser

Lot 192: 192Miniature Hooded Merganser

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

July 25, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

Plymouth, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: Retains Crowell's rectangular stamp on the bottom.

Condition Report: Original paint with a reset neck.

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Red-Breasted Merganser Hen

Lot 221: Red-Breasted Merganser Hen

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

July 25, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

Plymouth, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: Red-Breasted Merganser Hen

Condition Report: Original paint with light crazing, light gunning wear, a small tail chip, and a replaced bill.

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Red-Breasted Merganser Drake

Lot 229: Red-Breasted Merganser Drake

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

July 25, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

Plymouth, MA, USA

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

Description: A bold, hollow sea duck decoy with traditional lines attributed to Bradford Salmon's (1864-1928) younger brother, Edward.

Condition Report: Original paint with even gunning wear and a bill repair.

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Merganser

Lot 238: Merganser

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

July 25, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

Plymouth, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $500

Description: A rare, hollow merganser decoy from the Bob-O-Del Gun Club rig. This club was founded by members of General Motors on Middlemoor Island, which is now part of the Assateague National Seashore. Their decoys were branded "O" under the tail with a piece of red-hot, cast iron pipe. The decoy also bears a "Mackey" collection stamp on the underside.

Condition Report: In working repaint with gunning wear, a neck repair, and a replaced bill.

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Pintail Hen

Lot 287: Pintail Hen

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

July 25, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

Plymouth, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: A high-head decoy with form influenced by the Ward Brothers, signed by the maker on the bottom.

Condition Report: Original paint with a reset neck with touch-up.

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Lot 369: Lot of Books and Ward Bros. Print

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

July 25, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

Plymouth, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $50 - $100

Description: Huster, H. and Knight, D., "Floating Sculpture." 1982 * Levinson, J. M. and Headley, S. G., "Shorebirds" 1991 * Pearce, J. E., "Heart of the Pines." 2000 * Barber, Joel, "The Decoy." Fortune Magazine, August 1932 * Remington Arms Co. Inc., "Portfolio of Waterfowl Hunting." Twelve Bob Kuhn Prints * Lowe, B., "Louisiana Mallards Calendar." 2005 Ward Brothers print, 18 by 22 1/2 in., signed and dated "Lem Ward and Steve Ward, 1971" lower center

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LOT OF 3 HUMMEL FIGURINES INCL CARNIVAL, FEATHERED FRIENDS, AND BROTHER. TALLEST IS 5 3/4 IN.

Lot 1135: LOT OF 3 HUMMEL FIGURINES INCL CARNIVAL, FEATHERED FRIENDS, AND BROTHER. TALLEST IS 5 3/4 IN.

by Dennis Auction Service

July 25, 2014, 4:00 PM EST

Stewartsville, NJ, USA

Estimated Price: $100 - $200

Description: LOT OF 3 HUMMEL FIGURINES INCL CARNIVAL, FEATHERED FRIENDS, AND BROTHER. TALLEST IS 5 3/4 IN.

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JOHN STANTON WARD (BRITISH, 1917-2007) SELF PORTRAIT WITH LAY FIGURE, 1995 Oil on canvas: 20 x 24 in.

Lot 126: JOHN STANTON WARD (BRITISH, 1917-2007) SELF PORTRAIT WITH LAY FIGURE, 1995 Oil on canvas: 20 x 24 in.

by Potomack Company

July 26, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

Alexandria, VA, USA

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

Description: JOHN STANTON WARD (BRITISH, 1917-2007) SELF PORTRAIT WITH LAY FIGURE, 1995 Oil on canvas: 20 x 24 in. Framed; upper left signed and dated: John Ward 95; Verso: Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, 1997 label Provenance: Private Collection, Washington, D.C.

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A PAIR OF AUSTRALIAN HALLMARKED STERLING SILVER RACKS FOR HARDY BROTHERS, SYDNEY

Lot 62: A PAIR OF AUSTRALIAN HALLMARKED STERLING SILVER RACKS FOR HARDY BROTHERS, SYDNEY

by Lawsons

July 27, 2014, 12:00 PM AEST

Roseville, Australia

Estimated Price: AUD200 - AUD300

Description: A PAIR OF AUSTRALIAN HALLMARKED STERLING SILVER RACKS FOR HARDY BROTHERS, SYDNEY In original presentation case C. 1933

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AFTER VAN RIJN REMBRANDT, portrait of a man,

Lot 20: AFTER VAN RIJN REMBRANDT, portrait of a man,

by Peter Francis

2014

United Kingdom

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Description: AFTER VAN RIJN REMBRANDT, portrait of a man, possibly the artists brother, oils on canvas. 20'' x 16''. ( 51 x 41 cm).

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EARLY 19TH CENTURY MAHOGANY EIGHT DAY LONGCASE

Lot 150: EARLY 19TH CENTURY MAHOGANY EIGHT DAY LONGCASE

by Peter Francis

2014

United Kingdom

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Description: EARLY 19TH CENTURY MAHOGANY EIGHT DAY LONGCASE CLOCK, having flat hood with dentil cornice above arched aperture flanked by turned pilasters, the waist with ogee pointed arch door flanked by canted angles on a panel base with bracket feet, overall with satinwood strung outlines and cross banding. Arch painted dial with foliate painted spandrels, Roman numerals, figure with bird in cage to the arch, seconds dial and date dial. Face 18'' x 13''. ( 46 x 33 cm). Eight day two train movement striking on one bell. Overall 85.5'' High. ( 216 cm).

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19TH CENTURY WELSH OAK LONGCASE CLOCK (LACKING

Lot 151: 19TH CENTURY WELSH OAK LONGCASE CLOCK (LACKING

by Peter Francis

2014

United Kingdom

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Description: 19TH CENTURY WELSH OAK LONGCASE CLOCK (LACKING MOVEMENT), the hood with broken arched pediment over arched aperture, flanked by baluster turned columns, the waist with quarter pilasters flanking pointed arch door on a blind panelled base. Painted face originally with rolling moon, marked D.Rees Llanarth. The dial 20'' x 14''. Clock overall 90'' High.

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EARLY 20TH CENTURY MAHOGANY THREE TRAIN

Lot 155: EARLY 20TH CENTURY MAHOGANY THREE TRAIN

by Peter Francis

2014

United Kingdom

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Description: EARLY 20TH CENTURY MAHOGANY THREE TRAIN PRESENTATION LONG CASE CLOCK, having arched hood over arched aperture flanked by fluted columns, glass waist door revealing three brass weights and brass bob pendulum on a panelled base with ogee bracket supports. Arch brass face with silvered chapter rings. 14.5'' x 10.5'' with Roman numerals and seconds dial, St Michael Westminster & Whittington Selective Chimes, striking on twelve gongs. 81'' High overall. ( Presentation plaque dated 1932).

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LATE 18TH CENTURY WELSH OAK THIRTY HOUR LONG CASE

Lot 157: LATE 18TH CENTURY WELSH OAK THIRTY HOUR LONG CASE

by Peter Francis

2014

United Kingdom

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Description: LATE 18TH CENTURY WELSH OAK THIRTY HOUR LONG CASE CLOCK, marked Evan Williams, Trecastle. Flat hood with later pediment, above arched aperture flanked by turned columns, the waist with inlaid frieze above shaped and moulded door on a plain panel base with bracket feet. Painted arched face with figure to the arch, floral spandrels, Roman numerals and date aperture. 15'' x 11.25''. Overall 80'' High approx. ( 38 x 28 x 203 cm).

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VICTORIAN OAK AND MAHOGANY EIGHT DAY LONGCASE

Lot 160: VICTORIAN OAK AND MAHOGANY EIGHT DAY LONGCASE

by Peter Francis

2014

United Kingdom

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Description: VICTORIAN OAK AND MAHOGANY EIGHT DAY LONGCASE CLOCK, by J. Thomas of Carmarthen, the hood with broken swan neck pediment with arched aperture flanked by turned columns. The waist with crossbanded and foliate inlaid door on a panel base. Arch painted face decorated with painted fishing boats and architectural studies and having Roman numerals, seconds dial and date aperture. Eight day two train movement striking on one bell. C1860.

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EARLY 19TH CENTURY WELSH OAK THIRTY HOUR COTTAGE

Lot 162: EARLY 19TH CENTURY WELSH OAK THIRTY HOUR COTTAGE

by Peter Francis

2014

United Kingdom

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Description: EARLY 19TH CENTURY WELSH OAK THIRTY HOUR COTTAGE LONGCASE CLOCK, having flat hood over square aperture flanked by turned columns, plain moulded waist door on a panelled base with later skirt. Painted 12'' square dial with foliate spandrels and Roman numerals. Thirty hour movement striking on one bell. 78'' High overall.

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VICTORIAN CASED EIGHT DAY BRASS FACED MAHOGANY

Lot 163: VICTORIAN CASED EIGHT DAY BRASS FACED MAHOGANY

by Peter Francis

2014

United Kingdom

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Description: VICTORIAN CASED EIGHT DAY BRASS FACED MAHOGANY LONG CASE CLOCK, by Simon Aish, of Sherborne, the hood with broken swan neck pediment and brass ball and Eagle finial above arched aperture flanked by baluster turned columns, the waist with strung inlaid rectangular door on a strung inlaid panel base with bracket feet. Brass face 15.5'' x 11.25'', with strike silent indicator, Roman numerals and Dolphin and Cherub spandrels, two train brass movement striking on one bell. Overall 76'' High approx. ( a marriage/assemblage)

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A LINED AND MOUNTED LEOPARD SKIN RUG, with full

Lot 274: A LINED AND MOUNTED LEOPARD SKIN RUG, with full

by Peter Francis

2014

United Kingdom

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Description: A LINED AND MOUNTED LEOPARD SKIN RUG, with full snarling head, tail and claws, bearing label ''The Jungle'', Roland Ward & Company 167 Piccadilly London. 123'' Long. ( 216 cm). Approx.

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