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Lots related to rare head pintail drake charles for sale at auction

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A Pair of French Bronze Heads, Charles Cordier

Lot 68: A Pair of French Bronze Heads, Charles Cordier

by The London Auction Rooms

July 25, 2014, 1:00 PM GMT

Horncastle, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £1,600 - £2,000

Description: A Pair of French Bronze Heads. Charles Cordier. Mid 19th century. Of Said Abdallah and Venus Africaine. Dark brown patination.With hanging ring to top. Each 13cm long. Cordier was born in Cambrai. In 1847, a meeting with Seïd Enkess, a former black slave who had become a model, determined the course of his career. His first success was a bust in plaster of a Sudanese man "Saïd Abdullah of the Mayac, Kingdom of the Darfur" (Sudan). This was exhibited at the Paris Salon of 1848, the same year that slavery was abolished in all French colonies. It is now housed at the The Walters Art Museum. In 1851, Queen Victoria bought a bronze of it at the Great Exhibition of London. From 1851 to 1866, he served as the official sculptor of Paris's National History Museum, creating a series of spectacularly lifelike busts for their new ethnographic gallery (now housed in the Musee de l'Homme, Paris). Cordier took part in the great works commissioned by the Second French Empire (Paris Opera, Musée du Louvre, the Hôtel de Ville) or by private interests such as Baron de Rothchild. He died in Algeria.

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Preening Canvasback Drake

Lot 60: Preening Canvasback Drake

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

July 25, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

Plymouth, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $40,000 - $50,000

Description: Charles Edward Wheeler is recognized as the most famous bird carver from Connecticut. While his predecessors Albert Laing (1811-1886) and Benjamin Holmes (1843-1912) made many gunning decoys of exceptional quality, it was Wheeler who took the art form to the next level, producing everything from sandhill cranes to sailfish. Shang, as everyone called him, was an enigmatic figure: oysterman, politician, boxer, cartoonist, public speaker, conservationist, and world-renowned decoy carver. Author Dixon Merkt on Wheeler's life: "Wheeler's concern with the conservation of nature eventually led him into politics. Over the years he had come to know and admire Teddy Roosevelt, and as a politician he adopted Roosevelt's brand of progressive Republicanism. Himself a skilled ornithologist, former cowboy, and avid sportsman, Roosevelt had made conservation one cornerstone of his political platform. Wheeler followed in his footsteps. During several terms in the Connecticut General Assembly he led the campaign to pass anti-pollution and wildlife conservation legislation. Unlike T.R., Wheeler had no driving ambitions. He went into politics because he wanted to clean up Connecticut's harbors and river. He did much of the hard work and then let other men win the laurels. His ties to Roosevelt and later to Herbert Hoover might have lead him to high government office, if that had been his goal. But Wheeler was satisfied with the life he had built for himself around Stratford. He had many good friends; his work kept him outdoors; and each year he had time for hunting and fishing trips." In 1923 Wheeler arrived on the competition carving scene with a bang. Public concern over the popular and devastating practice of dusking (or hunting after dark) had started to take shape. Led by conservationists including early historian, author, and collector Joel Barber, along with Paul Bigelow and John Boyle, the group started the Anti-Duskers Society. The Anti-Duskers sponsored one of the first decoy shows in North America on August 23rd at the public library in Bellport, Long Island. A carving competition held at the event was aimed at hunters in attendance to further advance the concept of shooting over decoys. The inaugural event attracted amateur and professional carvers from near and far, however, it was Wheeler who took home top amateur honors with his dynamic turned-head mallard drake. Joel Barber gave the winning decoy the highest praise possible lauding that it represented "the highest development yet reached in the American art of decoy carving." As stated by Merkt and Lytle, "Wheeler carted off first prize at Bellport because he had introduced a new style to decoy painting." Canvasback decoys by Wheeler are exceedingly rare. Important examples are held in the Shelburne Museum, the Alan and Elaine Haid Collection, and a private New England Collection with relatively few others known to exist. Of the examples that have surfaced, the majority were made with cork bodies. This sterling example relates closely to Wheeler's prize-winning mallard which now resides in the Shelburne Museum. This canvasback was most likely carved for one of the early Bellport competitions as evidenced by the number nineteen competition sticker affixed to its breast. This grand preener displays all the elements that top Wheeler collectors look for. The head is artfully and accurately cranked around from the right side of the breast culminating with its pronounced crown. The accurately presented bill is heavily incised and shoots across the bird's back, touching down on the left side. The bird's overall proportions and intricate scratch-comb paint are spot on. In the creation of this decoy, Wheeler has produced a lasting tribute to "The King of Ducks" that ranks as one of the finest Connecticut decoys extant.

Condition Report: Original paint with even wear, a few minor dings to head, and scrapes to body. Competition sticker number nineteen is still affixed to breast. Retains its original teardrop shaped weight and most of the original leather.

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Quarter-Size Standing Pintail

Lot 65: Quarter-Size Standing Pintail

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

July 25, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

Plymouth, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: A standing pintail drake measuring six and three-quarters inches high and nine and one-quarter inches long.

Condition Report: Original paint with minor wear and a couple age lines.

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Canvasback Drake

Lot 66: Canvasback Drake

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

July 25, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

Plymouth, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $600

Description: A high-head decoy with "CH" and "_B" rig brands on the underside.

Condition Report: In old dry working repaint with gunning wear including paint rubs on the head and age lines in the bill and neck.

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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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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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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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Pintail Drake

Lot 128: Pintail Drake

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

July 25, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

Plymouth, MA, USA

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

Description: A tack-eyed No.1 model decoy. With regards to form, authors Ron Sharp and Bill Dodge describe the bird as having, "perhaps the sleekest of any Dodge pintail extant."

Condition Report: Original paint with gunning wear, neck filler has been redone.

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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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Premier Grade Snakey Head Mallard Drake

Lot 135: Premier Grade Snakey Head Mallard Drake

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

July 25, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

Plymouth, MA, USA

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

Description: An exceedingly rare and important hollow mallard in unused condition. According to decoy author Donna Tonelli, there are only a dozen of these Schmidt rig mallards known to exist. Of the twelve known, only eight are drakes. With beautifully swirled paint, "ribbon candy" speculums, snakey neck form, and impeccable provenance, this decoy ranks among the finest Mason mallards known to exist. Branded "G. K. Schmidt" on the bottom. The rig was commissioned by George K. Schmidt (1869-1939), the president of the Prudential State Savings Bank in Chicago. From approximately 1930 to 1970 the rig of decoys resided in the basement of a bank.

Condition Report: Original paint in near mint condition with touch-up to tip of bill and a minute tail chip reset.

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Pintail Drake

Lot 142: Pintail Drake

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

July 25, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

Plymouth, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $15,000 - $20,000

Description: August Haas made one of the finest pintail patterns in all the Illinois River. The fact that only three examples in original paint have ever come to light places this decoy among the region's rarest finds. This decoy is featured in the 1969 treatise, "Decoys and Decoy Carvers of Illinois" where Paul W. Parmalee and Forrest D. Loomis attribute Haas as the maker. Regarding the carver and a rigmate pintail, Donna Tonelli, in her 1990 chapter on Illinois River decoys in "The Great Book of Waterfowl Decoys," states: "Little is known of Haas, and this decoy and two others are the only known examples of his work in original condition. He made several dozen mallards and pintails in the 1920s; his nephew repainted the mallards during the 1920s." Tonelli, in her 1998 book and value guide "Top of the Line Hunting Collectibles," gives Haas his due, placing one of his pintails alongside a Bert Graves preening hen mallard in terms of value. In 2002 Tonelli took the attribution and research even further by showcasing a rigmate example carved by Haas with original paint by Charles Althoff (1859-1942) in her publication, "Fish and Fowl Decoys of the Great Lakes." The Althoff attribution, with regards to the painter of the stately Haas decoys, rings true. A close look at known Althoff decoy examples reveals the same steady hand with elaborate and precise brushwork. Often compared with the masterwork of Charles Walker (1873-1954), Haas produced pintail carvings that stand on their own merit. Highly coveted by collectors today, virtually no other Haas decoys in original paint have come to auction in the last three decades.

Condition Report: Original paint with even gunning wear, repair to puppy chews to the tail, reset neck seam, and bill with touch-up.

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Rare Swimming Mallard Drake

Lot 144: Rare Swimming Mallard Drake

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

July 25, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

Plymouth, MA, USA

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

Description: A hollow Illinois River decoy, painted by his wife Catherine, with its original "B. Graves Decoys, Peoria, ILL." weight. Retains a "LBC" rig brand for Louis B. Cohen of Peoria.

Condition Report: Original paint on body with gunning wear, second coat of paint on head, working touch-up to bill, and tail tip restoration.

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Tucked Head Bluebill Drake

Lot 216: Tucked Head Bluebill Drake

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

July 25, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

Plymouth, MA, USA

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

Description: An early, pre-brand decoy with carved bill detail and rasp texturing to breast and rear of head.

Condition Report: Original paint with gunning wear and tight age lines in head and on one side of body.

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Goldeneye Drake

Lot 217: Goldeneye Drake

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

July 25, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

Plymouth, MA, USA

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

Description: A glass-eyed decoy exhibiting carved bill detail, rasp texturing to breast and rear of head. The maker's oval brand is impressed in the bottom. Goldeneye drakes by Crowell in original paint are rare. This example is in unusually fine condition and displays nice overall lines.

Condition Report: Original paint with light wear.

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Pintail Pair

Lot 241: Pintail Pair

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

July 25, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

Plymouth, MA, USA

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

Description: A county directory from the turn of the century lists Madara as a "house painter, gun smith and decoy maker." This important pair of hollow decoys exhibits painted tack eyes, carved bills, superb painted feather detail, and their original chamfered weights. One of the finest New Jersey pintail pairs to ever come to market. Exhibited: North American Vintage Decoy & Sporting Collectibles Show, Vintage New Jersey Decoy Display, April 25-26, 2014, St. Charles, Illinois.

Condition Report: Original paint with even gunning wear. The hen has minor flaking on base of neck.

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Pintail Drake

Lot 281: Pintail Drake

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

July 25, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

Plymouth, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $200 - $400

Description: A rare European duck decoy from Spain. A hen, by the same maker, collected by Ted Mulliken of Wildfowler Decoys, was donated to the Shelburne Museum in Vermont with his collection in 1958. This painted-eye decoy has an inserted bill, raised primary feathers, and a "Starr Collection" stamp, from Starr's Duxbury Boathouse sale, impressed on the bottom.

Condition Report: Original paint with gunning wear, slight bill seam shrinkage, a crack through breast, and age lines in body.

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Pintail Drake and Yellowlegs

Lot 335: Pintail Drake and Yellowlegs

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

July 25, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

Plymouth, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $200 - $400

Description: A life-size pintail decoy and a small-bodied yellowlegs both signed by the maker with incised conjoined "JR" initials.

Condition Report: Both are in original condition.

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MANDARIN DRAKE Paper Signed and Numbered - BRENDERS CARL

Lot 219X: MANDARIN DRAKE Paper Signed and Numbered - BRENDERS CARL

by Artistic Holdings Company

July 26, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $250 - $312

Description: MANDARIN DRAKE Paper Signed and Numbered - BRENDERS CARL Print Size14-1/4 x 20 Edition Size:950

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CHARLES BRAGG

Lot 1015T: CHARLES BRAGG "THE JURY" HAND SIGNED LIMITED ED. ETCHING

by Artistic Holdings Company

July 26, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $860 - $1,520

Description: This Is A Rare Charles Bragg Limited Edition Hand Signed Etching Titled "the Jury". Medium: Black & White Etching On Arches. Pencil Hand Signed By Charles Bragg And Numbered In Pencil. Edition Number: 130/300. Paper Size: 15" X 19". Image Size: 9" X 12" Comes With A Certificate Of Authenticity

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CHARLES LYNN BRAGG DESERT ROUND UP HAND SIGNED LIMITED ED. GICLEE

Lot 1033T: CHARLES LYNN BRAGG DESERT ROUND UP HAND SIGNED LIMITED ED. GICLEE

by Artistic Holdings Company

July 26, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $270 - $480

Description: This Is A Charles Lynn Bragg Limited Edition Hand Signed Giclee Titled "desert Round Up". Medium: Giclee On Canvas. Hand Signed And Numbered By Bragg. Edition Size: This Is A Rare Artist Proof Edition. Image Size: 15" Diameter. Canvas Size: 17.5" X 18". Comes With A Certificate Of Authenticity

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GEORGE CRIONAS

Lot 1087T: GEORGE CRIONAS "LIGHT HEADED" FRAMED HAND SIGNED 3-D LITHOGRAPH CLOWN DOCTOR

by Artistic Holdings Company

July 26, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $880 - $1,540

Description: This Is A Limited Edition Original Hand Signed 3-d Lithograph By George Crionas Titled "light Headed". Beautifully Framed And Matted 3 Dimensional Lithograph On Arches [pencil Hand Signed By George Crionas] This Is A Rare Artist Proof Edition Published In 1979. Frame Size: 18" X 16". Image Size: 11" X 9". Comes With A Certificate Of Authenticity

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CHARLES WYSOCKI - HICKORYHAVEN CANAL

Lot 1253W: CHARLES WYSOCKI - HICKORYHAVEN CANAL

by Artistic Holdings Company

July 26, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $2,400 - $3,000

Description: Charles Wysocki - Hickoryhaven Canal - Hand Signed - Anniversary Edition -image Size: 40"w X 30"h. Limited Edition Of: 25?.no One Created A Warmer Winter Scene Than Charles Wysocki With His Carefree And Fantastic Days As Captured With A Child?s Eyes. Unlike "salty Witch Bay," "hickoryhaven Canal" Has Real Roots In Wysocki?s Past. The Memory Was Compliments Of An Uncle Charles Who Would Visit A Cabin On The Lake In Upper Michigan, An Area Called Houghton Lake. When The Snow Fell And A Canal Behind The Cabin Froze Over, The Community Would Embrace The Opportunity To Enjoy Winter At Its Finest. ?skating On The Canal,? Charles Recalled, ?became A Party From Early Morning Until Nightfall. People Sang, Played Instruments, Built Fires, Sold Goodies And Were Obviously Having A Good Time.? It Was The Perfect Place To Pass Happy Hours On A Cold Winter?s Day. Winter Is A Time Of Warm And Pleasant Memories And Our Anniversary Editions Of "hickoryhaven Canal" Will Provide Them Year ?round. Brilliant And Dazzling At 30" By 40," Our Masterwork? Edition Matches The Size Of The Original Painting. Our Traditional Fine Art Edition Of 24" X 18" Will Fit A Smaller Space Just Right. "hickoryhaven Canal" Is That Perfect Spot That Exists In Everyone?s Imagination Bought To Life On Canvas By Charles Wysocki.

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DARK SKY-PINTAILS Paper Signed and Numbered - REECE MAYNARD

Lot 1683X: DARK SKY-PINTAILS Paper Signed and Numbered - REECE MAYNARD

by Artistic Holdings Company

July 26, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $250 - $312

Description: DARK SKY-PINTAILS Paper Signed and Numbered - REECE MAYNARD Print Size21-3/4 x 29-1/2 Edition Size:950

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CHARLES BIRCH SWAN BY ROBERT SHAW

Lot 1705S: CHARLES BIRCH SWAN BY ROBERT SHAW

by Artistic Holdings Company

July 26, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $620 - $780

Description: Charles Birch Swan By Robert Shaw - Edition Size: Open - Giclee On Canvas Open, Museum Wrapped Dimensions: 27 X 36 Release Date: 6-2012 ???.

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CHARLES WYSOCKI - GAY HEAD LIGHT

Lot 1991W: CHARLES WYSOCKI - GAY HEAD LIGHT

by Artistic Holdings Company

July 26, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $190 - $237

Description: Charles Wysocki - Gay Head Light - Hand Signed Image Size: 12"w X 10"h.?.this Was On Martha's Vineyard At Gay Head. The House Looked Like Something Out Of Teddy Roosevelt's Time. All That's Left Now Is The Tower. It Was On A Nice, High Perch But From Some Viewpoints, You Could Not See The Sea. The Children Were Inspired By Winslow Homer Because He Created Them As Down-to-earth And Charming. They Are Symbols Of Another Time . . . Monuments Of A Simpler, Gentler Era . . . Guardians And Guideposts For Safe Passage. They Are Lighthouses And For Years They Have Been Staples Of Charles Wysocki's Wonderful Work. "they Are Unique Expressions Of Human Creativity,? Wysocki Has Said. Physically, They Represent Triumphant Solutions To Complex Engineering Problems. Emotionally, They Exemplify Drama, Rescue, Poetry, Romance, Grandeur, Nostalgia And Artistry.?

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DARK SKY-PINTAILS Paper Artist Proof - REECE MAYNARD

Lot 2103X: DARK SKY-PINTAILS Paper Artist Proof - REECE MAYNARD

by Artistic Holdings Company

July 26, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $375

Description: DARK SKY-PINTAILS Paper Artist Proof - REECE MAYNARD Print Size21-3/4 x 29-1/2 Edition Size:56

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BREAKING AWAY - PINTAILS Paper Signed and Numbered - REECE MAYNARD

Lot 2298X: BREAKING AWAY - PINTAILS Paper Signed and Numbered - REECE MAYNARD

by Artistic Holdings Company

July 26, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $375

Description: BREAKING AWAY - PINTAILS Paper Signed and Numbered - REECE MAYNARD Print Size21-3/4 x 29-1/2 Edition Size:950

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DRAKE PINTAILS WITH NUT GRASS Paper Signed and Numbered - QUINN THOMAS

Lot 2463X: DRAKE PINTAILS WITH NUT GRASS Paper Signed and Numbered - QUINN THOMAS

by Artistic Holdings Company

July 26, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $190 - $237

Description: DRAKE PINTAILS WITH NUT GRASS Paper Signed and Numbered - QUINN THOMAS Print Size20-3/4 x 30 Edition Size:950

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CHARLES BRAGG LIBERATOR PLATE SIGNED LITHOGRAPH

Lot 2626T: CHARLES BRAGG LIBERATOR PLATE SIGNED LITHOGRAPH

by Artistic Holdings Company

July 26, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $180 - $320

Description: This Is A Plate Signed Lithograph Titled "liberator" By Charles Bragg. Medium: Black & White Lithograph On Arches [plate Signature Of Charles Bragg]. Paper Size: 12.5" X 9". Image Size: 8.5" X 6". Comes With A Certificate Of Authenticity

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Pintails

Lot 390: Pintails

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

July 26, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

Plymouth, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $2,500 - $3,500

Description: Pintails

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Pintail in Flight

Lot 497: Pintail in Flight

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

July 26, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

Plymouth, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $500 - $700

Description: Pintail in Flight

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Pintails

Lot 563: Pintails

by Copley Fine Art Auctions

July 26, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

Plymouth, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $100 - $200

Description: Pintails

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RARE CHARLES LIMBERT ARTS & CRAFTS SIDE BOARD

Lot 114: RARE CHARLES LIMBERT ARTS & CRAFTS SIDE BOARD

by Elite Decorative Arts

July 26, 2014, 1:00 PM EST

Boynton Beach, FL, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,000

Description: RARE CHARLES LIMBERT ARTS & CRAFTS SIDE BOARD Beautiful carved signed Charles Limbert arts & crafts. Mid 20th century. Measures 68" long (172.72cm) x 37" tall (93.98cm) x 22" deep (55.88cm). 4 carved legs to front, 2 legs to back. 2 large drawers to center of side board, with 2 pull open cabinets.

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Charles Bragg -Supreme Court Lithograph

Lot 354: Charles Bragg -Supreme Court Lithograph

by ArtVipCharity.com

July 26, 2014, 10:00 AM PST

Santa Fe, NM, USA

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

Description: ***AMAZING***Charles Bragg***Supreme Court Lithograph Hand signed and numbered by the artist. Includes certificate of authenticity. 30x40 inches Custom framed.

Condition Report: This work is new in mint condition. The Supreme Court Lithograph Hand signed and numbered by the artist Charles Bragg, custom framed. Includes certificate of authenticity. Excellent condition. 30x40

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Charles W. Bellows Limited Edition Stag at Sharkeys

Lot 708: Charles W. Bellows Limited Edition Stag at Sharkeys

by ArtVipCharity.com

July 26, 2014, 10:00 AM PST

Santa Fe, NM, USA

Estimated Price: $1,100 - $1,300

Description: Charles W. Bellows Limited Edition Stag at Sharkeys 27x30 inches. Includes certificate of authenticity.Custom framed.

Condition Report: This is new in mint condition. Stag at Sharkeys by Charles W. Bellows Limited edition. The signature is in the plate. Approx. size is 24 x 30 inches. Custom framed. Includes certificate of authenticity. George Bellows was an American realist painter who died in 1925 George Wesley Bellows (1882- 1925) was an American realist painter, known for his bold depictions of urban life in New York City, becoming, according to the Columbus Museum of Art, the most acclaimed American artist of his generation.

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Charles Russell Limited Edition The Tenderfoot

Lot 952: Charles Russell Limited Edition The Tenderfoot

by ArtVipCharity.com

July 26, 2014, 10:00 AM PST

Santa Fe, NM, USA

Estimated Price: $1,200 - $1,400

Description: Charles Russell Limited Edition The Tenderfoot. Limited Edition Giclee on archival canvas. The signature is in the plate. Edition size is 300. Includes Certificate of Authenticity. Approx 26 x 34 inches. Custom framed.

Condition Report: This is a fine reproduction and in mint condition. The Tenderfoot - Charles Russell. Limited Edition Giclee on archival canvas. The signature is in the plate. Edition size is 300. Includes Certificate of Authenticity. Custom framed.Charles Marion Russell was born 1864, in the little town of Oak Hill, a suburb of St. Louis, Missouri. His family owned the Oak Hill Firebrick and Tile Works and were prosperous. We know quite a bit about Charlies early years as much of his life story has become legend. Charlie was not particularly fond of school and in later years, playfully denied ever setting foot in a school. He would then correct himself by saying he had gone one day when his brother was sick, and he had taken his place. As a child Charlie was much more interested in the activities down on the waterfront of his Missouri home. He was fascinated with the West and he would spend day after day watching the explorers, soldiers, fur traders and entrepreneurs arriving from and destined for the upper reaches of the Missouri. He read everything he could on the West and was determined to be a cowboy just as soon as he could leave home. Gradually his reputation grew. The Prince of Wales, while visiting Calgary, Canada, purchased a Russell, which now hangs in Buckingham Palace. The painting sold for $10,000. At the time, it was the highest price ever paid for the work of a living American artist. With his career in full bloom, Russell had showings throughout the country. In 1925 he was honored with a special exhibition at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. Russell also cast in bronze and can be seen in museums throughout the world. He was also a fine writer and humorist. His books include Rawhide Rawlins Stories and Trails Plowed Under. He is also remembered for his delightful personal letters to his friends. Many were collected by his wife and published under the title Good Medicine. Many people are struck with the imagination and animation in Russells paintings. They often tell a story and leave you with the question, What will happen next. Excellent condition.

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Charles M. Russell (1864-1926)

Lot 100G: Charles M. Russell (1864-1926)

by Coeur d’Alene Art Auction

July 26, 2014, 12:00 PM PST

Reno, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $30,000 - $50,000

Description: Group of 260 Photographs & Ephemera from the Collection of Charles M. Russell

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Charles M. Russell (1864-1926) / Frank Bird Linderman (1869-1938)

Lot 216: Charles M. Russell (1864-1926) / Frank Bird Linderman (1869-1938)

by Coeur d’Alene Art Auction

July 26, 2014, 12:00 PM PST

Reno, NV, USA

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

Description: Bull Head Lodge Guest Book / Goose Bay Guest Book

Condition Report: Book appears to be in good condition. Binding is stable.Bull Head Lodge - Cover is slightly worn. Pages appear to be in good condition. Binding is stable.

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TALKING HEADS RARE PROMOTIONAL SWEATSHIRT

Lot 129: TALKING HEADS RARE PROMOTIONAL SWEATSHIRT

by PAINTPOP

July 27, 2014, 2:00 PM GMT

Chelmsford, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £30 - £40

Description: A rare promotional sweatshirt used to promote the 1988 album NAKED by TALKING HEADS. Unworn and in great condition for a 26 year old item. Extra Large green with a Velcro fabric sticker with the motif NAKED, that peels off to reveal the TALKING HEADS NAME LOGO.

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TALKING HEADS RARE PROMOTIONAL SWEATSHIRT

Lot 129: TALKING HEADS RARE PROMOTIONAL SWEATSHIRT

by PAINTPOP

July 27, 2014, 2:00 PM GMT

Chelmsford, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £30 - £40

Description: A rare promotional sweatshirt used to promote the 1988 album NAKED by TALKING HEADS. Unworn and in great condition for a 26 year old item. Extra Large green with a Velcro fabric sticker with the motif NAKED, that peels off to reveal the TALKING HEADS NAME LOGO.

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Rare Pre-Columbian Carved Stone Two Headed Snake, H.- 9 7/8 in., W.- 1/2 in., D.- 1/2 in.

Lot 1028: Rare Pre-Columbian Carved Stone Two Headed Snake, H.- 9 7/8 in., W.- 1/2 in., D.- 1/2 in.

by Crescent City Auction Gallery

July 27, 2014, 9:00 AM CST

New Orleans, LA, USA

Estimated Price: $200 - $300

Description: Rare Pre-Columbian Carved Stone Two Headed Snake, H.- 9 7/8 in., W.- 1/2 in., D.- 1/2 in.

Condition Report: Condition consistent with age and use. The snake is split in the center into two pieces, with small areas of loss to the stone noted at the seam. The two sides may be pulled apart, revealing a metal piece in the center of one side, from previous attempted repair. White residue is observed in the ridges. A unique piece. ALL PROPERTY IS SOLD 'AS IS.' NO STATEMENT REGARDING CONDITION OF ANY ITEM, WHETHER IT IS MADE ORALLY AT THE AUCTION OR ANY OTHER TIME, OR IN WRITING IN THE CATALOGUE OR ELSEWHERE, SHALL BE DEEMED TO BE A WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION, OR ASSUMPTION OF LIABILITY.

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Joiner Pintail Hen

Lot 6: Joiner Pintail Hen

by Decoys Unlimited, Inc

July 27, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

West Barnstable, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $250 - $350

Description: 6. Pintail hen by Charles Joiner. Mint original paint and condition. Nicely carved head and bill. Signed with the address on the bottom as well as the date "-1988-". Original keel but never weighted. 250-350

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Pair of Joiner Miniature Pintails

Lot 15: Pair of Joiner Miniature Pintails "1992"

by Decoys Unlimited, Inc

July 27, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

West Barnstable, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: 15. Matched pair of miniature pintails by Charles Joiner. Carved approximately ½ scale with drake measuring approximately 10" from breast to tail. Both heads turned, drake to the right and hen to the left. Both with raised wingtips and carved shoulder definition. Mint original paint and condition. Both identified with species and sex on the bottom and both signed: Charlie Joiner - Chestertown, MD. - 1992 -". 400-600

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1/2 Size Joiner Pintail Hen and Wood Duck Hen

Lot 18: 1/2 Size Joiner Pintail Hen and Wood Duck Hen

by Decoys Unlimited, Inc

July 27, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

West Barnstable, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $200 - $400

Description: 18. Lot of two half size carvings by Charles Joiner. One is a wood duck hen with head turned to the left. Carved crest and elongated tail. Species and sex identified on bottom. Signed: "Charlie Joiner - Chesterfield, MD. - 1993- ". Second is a pintail hen with head turned to the left. Raised wingtips and carved wing separation. Species and sex identified on the bottom and signed: "Charlie Joiner - Chesterfield, MD. - 1992 - ". Both in superb original paint and condition. 200-400

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Pair of Pintails by Madison Mitchell

Lot 26: Pair of Pintails by Madison Mitchell

by Decoys Unlimited, Inc

July 27, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

West Barnstable, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: 26. Pair of pintails by Madison Mitchell of Havre de Grace, MD. Drake's head turned slightly to the left. Drake is in fine original paint with a scattering of small flakes, rubs and scuffs. Small thin tight crack in breast and some small hairlines on top left of back. Hen is in overall excellent original paint and condition. Both are signed on bottom in electric pencil: "R. Madison Mitchell 1958". Both retain the original rigging. Originally purchased as lot 29 at the 1984 Easton Waterfowl Festival. 400-600

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Pair of Pintail by Al Glassford

Lot 31: Pair of Pintail by Al Glassford

by Decoys Unlimited, Inc

July 27, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

West Barnstable, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $6,000 - $7,000

Description: 31. Award winning pair of hollow pintails by Scarborough, Ontario's Al Glasford. Hen's head turned to the right. Drake has gracefully carved shoulders with carved wings, primaries and fluted tail feathers. Long, inserted, tail feathers. Extensive detailed carving to the secondary feather groupings on the back. Hen has raised wings with carved primaries and fluted tail feathers. Paint is exquisite on both with the drake exhibiting finely combed vermiculation and the hen featuring nicely blended individual feather detail. Drake signed on bottom with the notation: "2nd place - Puddle duck Division - 1971 Canadian National - Decoy Contest - Toronto, Ontario. Keels removed. An outstanding pair of pintails. 6000-7000 Provenance: Grobaker collection

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Pintail Drake by Bob White

Lot 37: Pintail Drake by Bob White

by Decoys Unlimited, Inc

July 27, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

West Barnstable, MA, USA

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

Description: 37. Rare and early pintail drake by Robert ("Bob") White (b1939) of Trenton, NJ, Bristop, PA, and Tullytown, PA. Head turned slightly to the left. Raised wingtips with elongated tail and fluted individual tail feathers. Excellent original paint and condition with very slight gunning wear. Retains original rigging and Mr. White's brass rig tag. Written in his hand on bottom: "Shooting stool - from my rig 1965 - Bob White". 1000-1500 Provenance: Huster collection

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Pintail Hen by Bob White

Lot 38: Pintail Hen by Bob White

by Decoys Unlimited, Inc

July 27, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

West Barnstable, MA, USA

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

Description: 38. Early and rare preening pintail hen by Robert ("Bob") White (b1939). Carved to show the bill tucked into the back feathers with a pronounced "sleepy eye" appearance. Excellent original paint and condition. This is the exact decoy pictured on page 113 of "Floating Sculpture" by Huster and Knight. In this reference the authors state that this is "A classic Bob White preening pintail hen from his personal shooting rig. This typical raised wing Delaware decoy is the only preening pintail White has ever made". Retains original rigging and Mr. White's brass rig tag. Pad weight inscribed "Bob White Decoys" with his carved "bird" motif. 1000-1500 Provenance: Huster collection

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Canvasback Drake by Bob White

Lot 39: Canvasback Drake by Bob White

by Decoys Unlimited, Inc

July 27, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

West Barnstable, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $600 - $900

Description: 39. Canvasback drake by Robert ("Bob") White (b1939). Carved in the classic upper Delaware River style. Individual wingtips are slightly raised and tail feathers are scalloped and fluted. Racy head and nicely carved bill. Original rigging with White's "signed" triangular weight. Written on bottom in his hand: "Carved by - Bob White - 1985". 600-900 Provenance: Huster collection

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Merganser Hen c 1910 by Charles Huff, Red Bank, NJ

Lot 58: Merganser Hen c 1910 by Charles Huff, Red Bank, NJ

by Decoys Unlimited, Inc

July 27, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

West Barnstable, MA, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: 58. Rare red breasted merganser hen by Charles H Huff (1846-1925) of East Long Branch, NJ. Flat bottom style with a well carved head mounted on a raised neck seat. Paint appears to be mostly original with overall light gunning wear. Small chip in tail and keel removed. John Hillman's "JAH" hot brand on base. For a related example see "The Huff Family of East Long Branch" by Linkhorst and Ryser in the July/Aug. 2002 issue of Decoy Magazine. 400-600 Provenance: John Hillman collection

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