guyette and deeter

Sale Featuring Decoys and Sporting Art

July 26 & 27, 2016 - Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Guyette & Deeter, Inc. conducted annual summer decoy and sporting art auction on July 26 & 27 at the Sheraton Harborside Hotel in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. The auction grossed just under $3 million, with 65 lots selling for over $10,000 and 2 lots selling for over $100,000. The top decoy in the sale was an exceptional golden plover by John Dilley that sold over estimate for $103,500. Another top decoy was a preening black duck by Albert Laing that sold over estimate at $97,750. The sale featured the collections of John Garner, Barbara Gilford, Dr. Lloyd Gilford, Paul Tudor Jones II, Linda & Gene Kangas, Ben Kleinpeter, John Longfellow, J.W. Lowe, Roger Mallar, Doug & Ellen Miller, Maunsel & Ann Pearce, Dr. Warren Bradley Spurge, and Hope & George Wick.

Gary and Jon attributed the solid prices to Guyette & Deeter's guaranteed condition reports and a Buyer's Premium that has remained at 15%. Guyette & Deeter's next sale will be held in November in conjunction with the Easton, Maryland Waterfowl Festival. Quality Consignments accepted until September 15.

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(Prices Listed Include Buyer's Premium)

Golden plover, John Dilley

Preening black duck, Albert Laing

"Loon Toller," 21" x 30" watercolor, Andrew Wyeth

"Duck Shooting from a Battery," 13" x 21" watercolor,
A.B. Frost

Pair of presentation grade black ducks, Shang Wheeler

Hump back pintail, Ward Brothers

Pair of canvasbacks, Elmer Crowell

Preening black duck, Elmer Crowell

Canvasback hen, John R. Wells

Mallard, Stevens Brothers

"Fox Crossing Lane to Cottage," 17" x 23" acrylic
on board, Robert Bateman

Loon from Tancook Island

Mallard, John English

"Lake Scene with Cottage," 19" x 26" watercolor,
Carl Rungius

Brant, Elmer Crowell

Golden plover, William Bowman

Mallard hen, Ward Brothers

Turnstone, John Dilley

18" x 12" oil on canvas, John Martin Tracey

Goose, Mason Decoy Factory

Yellowlegs, Elmer Crowell

"First Day of School," 17" x 15" oil on board,
Stevan Dohanos

Mallard, John Reeves

Decorative quail, Elmer Crowell

Yellowlegs, Elmer Crowell

Pintail hen, Jerry Mastin

Yellowlegs, Noah Sterling

Merganser, Keyes Chadwick

Plover, Thomas Gelston

Pair of redheads, Tom Chambers

Decorative kingfisher, Elmer Crowell

Big horn sheep bronze, Carl Rungius

Pair of mallards, Ward Brothers

Yellowlegs, William Bowman

"On the Shore of the Tank-Morning," 14" x 29"
watercolor, Frederic Remington

"Leda and the Duck," 23" x 31.5" oil on canvas,
Percival Leonard Rosseau

Pair of pintails, Elmer Crowell

Canvasback, Lee Dudley

"Duck Shooting," 18" x 25" watercolor, A.B. Frost

Black bellied plover, Elmer Crowell

Hanging game carving, Alexander Pope

Merganser, Edwin Bachman

"Stonewall Brittany," 24" x 36" oil on board,
Robert Abbett

Flying Canada goose weathervane, Elmer Crowell

"Blackducks at Dawn," 21" x 29" watercolor,
A. Lassell Ripley

Merganser hen, Harry V. Shourds

Merganser, George Boyd

Decorative yellowlegs, Elmer Crowell

Oversize merganser, Willie Ross

"Sporting Shot," 29.5" x 39.25" oil on canvas,
Walter Granville-Smith

21.5" x 35.75" oil on canvas, Antonio Jacobsen

Running yellowlegs, Elmer Crowell

Pair of pintails, Clark Madera

Duck call, Kinney & Harlow

Decorative pintail, Ward Brothers

Pintail, Mark Whipple

Bluebill, Ward Brothers

Yellowlegs, Ira Hudson

Black duck, Gus Wilson

Bluewing teal, Mason Decoy Factory

Mallard hen, William Quinn

Roothead shorebird from North Carolina