guyette and deeter

Annual Spring Auction | Decoys, Paintings, and Related Items
April 30 and May 1, 2021


Featuring decoys and art from the collections of Governor Jim Thompson,
Kroghie Andresen, Dr. John Dinan, Jim and Pat Doherty, Gary and Dale Guyette,
William Mackey, Jr., Leila and Frank Matthew, Otto Meyer, Steven Michaan,
Doug and Ellen Miller, Fred Mott, Kirby Roberts, Nancy and Randy Root,
Randy Singer, and Bruce Williams.

- Guaranteed Condition Reports
- Buyer's Premium 20%.
- Approximately 600 Investment quality decoys & related items.



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Classic greenwing teal drake by John Blair, Sr.

Important merganser drake by Captain Edwin Backman

Canada goose field decoy by John Tax

Extremely rare bluebill with drop tail and spoon bill by Harry Shourds

Black bellied plover by Obediah Verity

Loon from Shelburne County, Nova Scotia

Rigmate pair of eiders by Jess Obed

Important breast preening brant by John Ramsay

Life size great horned owl by Charles Perdew.
22.5" tall

Important pair of 1936 model redheads by the Ward Brothers. Made for Dr. Edgar Burke

Preening mallard hen by Robert Elliston

Feeding dowitcher from the Philips rig

Pair of pintails by the Mason Decoy Factory

Canada goose by the Ward Brothers

The William J. Mackey, Jr. blue heron. The most important heron decoy known, pictured in "American Bird Decoys," William J. Mackey, Jr., p. 65, color plate 56.

Pintail by Nicole Vidacovich. Ex McCleery collection.

Redhead hen by Charles Perdew. G.K. Schmidt rig

Mallard by Charles Perdew. G.K. Schmidt rig

Pair of mallards by the Mason Decoy Factory. G.K. Schmidt rig

Redhead by Charles Perdew. G.K. Schmidt rig

Canvasback by Charles Perdew

Sunfish decoy from Lake Chautauqua. 6.75" long

Cross hatched trout fish decoy from Lake Chautauqua. 7.75" long

Pair of bluebills by George Stevens

Widgeon by George Stevens

Large, 20" long, perch by Oscar Peterson

Bass fish decoy by Hans Janner. 12.25" long

Oil on canvas by George Browne. 24.5" x 29.5"

Very rare 4" tall carved fish vase by Oscar Peterson

Oversize confidence herring gull by an unknown maker on Long Island

Pair of mallards by Hiram Hotze

Canvasback hen by Joseph Marr


Canvasback drake by Joseph Marr

Swimming mallard by the Ward Brothers

Hudsonian curlew by Captain Jess Hepron


Important goldeneye drake by Noah B. Sterling

Very rare pair of hooded mergansers by the Ward Brothers

Widgeon by Roger Barton


Pair of wood ducks by Otto Garren

Mallard by Charles Walker

Exceedingly rare sleeping black duck by Charles Perdew


Mallard by Roger Barton

Ruddy duck by Alvirah Wright

Bufflehead by Ira Hudson


Redhead drake by
Nathan Cobb, Jr.

"The Art of the Decoy" dust jacket yellowlegs from Cape Cod

Running curlew by Alma Fitchett


Watercolor on paper, Lewis Agassiz Fuertes. 22" x 22.5"

Greenwing teal drake by Duncan Ducharme

Goldeneye drake by Elmer Crowell


Part of an excellent selection of vintage advertising

Important large oil on canvas by Lynn Bogue Hunt. 47.5" x 29.5". Original illustration used for 1927 US Cartridge calendar.

Part of an excellent selection of vintage advertising


Part of an excellent selection of vintage advertising

Part of an excellent selection of vintage advertising

Part of an excellent selection of vintage advertising


Part of an excellent selection of vintage advertising

50" long rainbow trout trade sign by Oscar Peterson

Part of an excellent selection of vintage advertising


Part of an excellent selection of vintage advertising

Part of an excellent selection of vintage advertising

Part of an excellent selection of vintage advertising


Walking greater yellowlegs by Elmer Crowell

Surf scoter by Pat Godin

Greenwing teal hen by Tan Brunet


Pair of shovelers by Jimmie Vizier

Coot by Ned Burgess

Merganser by the Ward Brothers


Pair of mallards by Tan Brunet

Bluebill hen by Jett Brunet

Decorative robin by Elmer Crowell


Pintails by Madison Mitchell

Part of an excellent selection of folk art

Duck call by Charles Perdew


Pintail by Joseph Lincoln

Black duck by Marty Hanson

Black bellied plover by Elmer Crowell


Black bellied plover in fall plumage by Elmer Crowell

Canvasback drake by Isiah Brown

Redhead hen from the Markham rig


Black duck by Dan English

Black duck by Jess Heisler

Swimming black duck by John Blair, Jr.


Pair of bluewing teal by Paul Lipke

Pair of mergansers by Willie Ross

Red knot from Accomack, Virginia


Set of six step down Windsor chairs in original paint from Whitefield, Maine, circa 1820s

Goldeneye drake by Elmer Crowell

1/4 size Canada geese by Joseph Lincoln


Turnstone by the Dodge Decoy Factory

Challenge grade bufflehead by the Mason Decoy Factory

Canada goose by the Dodge Decoy Factory

Pair of early bluebills by Nichol

Pair of goldeneye by Frank Coombs

Feeding Canada goose by John McLoughlin


Very rare goldeneye hen by Captain Edwin Backman

Pair of goldeneyes by Lindsey Levy

Working loon from Sandy Point, Nova Scotia


Hissing Canada goose by John Brooks

Hollow carved Canada goose by John Ramsay

Pair of old squaw by Lindsey Levy


Group of miniatures from the Governor Jim Thompson collection

Rigmate pair of old squaw by Jim Schmiedlin

Black neck stilt from New Jersey


Lot of 16 oyster jugs from Maine

Dove by Charles Perdew

Pigeon by Charles Perdew


Widgeon by Charles Perdew

Watercolor by Chet Reneson.
17.75" x 28"

Pair of pintails by Charles Perdew


Black duck by Nathan Rowley Horner

Pair of mergansers by Keyes Chadwick

Merganser hen by Harry M. Shourds


Part of an excellent selection of miniatures by Elmer Crowell

Greenwing teal by Steven Lane

Perch fish decoy by Harry Seymour


Oil on board by Elmer Crowell. 9.5" x 11.5"

Bluewing teal by Ben Schmidt

Bluebill by Reginald Culver


Mallard by Ben Schmidt

Canvasback by Ferdinand Bach

Black duck by Elmer Crowell


Canvasback by Tom Chambers

Bluebill by Robert Elliston

Black duck by the Ward Brothers


34" tall penguin by Charles Hart

Full size egret possibly by Lloyd Tyler

Oil on canvas by William Machen. 29.5" x 23.25"


Widgeon by Ben Schmidt

Widgeon by the Ward Brothers

Redhead by Paul Lipke


Pair of pintails by Ken Anger

Widgeon by Ken Anger

Bluebill by Charles Perdew


Part of an excellent selection of fish decoys from Minnesota

Harlequin by Mark McNair

Bluebill by Robert Elliston


Mallard by Ellis Parker

Redhead by the Ward Brothers

Goldeneye by Cameron McIntyre


Red breasted merganser by Mark McNair

Mallard by Mark McNair

Canada goose by the Mason Decoy Factory

Blue goose by Ben Schmidt

Pair of flying mallards by Hector Whittington

Canvasback hen by the Ward Brothers


Goldeneye hen by Oscar Bibber

Full sized carved pheasant by John Hyatt

Pair of miniature mallards by Charles Perdew


Part of an excellent selection of fish decoys from Minnesota

Mallard by Doug Mosley

Sleeping canvasback by Robert Elliston


Mallard hen by Otto Garren

Bronze by William Koelpin

Mallard by Oscar Alford


Mallard hen by Mike Vallero

Hooded merganser by Otto Garren

Canada goose by Otto Garren


Black duck by the Mason Decoy Factory. Ex Jim McCleery collection

Pair of canvasbacks by the Christie Brothers

Scoter by Albert Laing


Canada goose by the Ward Brothers

Snow goose by the Ward Brothers

Black bellied plover in transitional plumage by Harry V. Shourds


Redhead by John Dawson

Pair of long body canvasbacks by Tom Chambers

Pintail hen by Elmer Crowell


English/Dawson bluebill

Canvasback by Bert Graves

Feeding kingfisher by Elmer Crowell


Pair of mergansers by the Ward Brothers

Golden plover by John Dilley

Widgeon hen by Jess Heisler


Mallard hen by Joe King

Mallard hen by William Quinn

Oversize black duck by Jess Heisler


Early style swan by Madison Mitchell

Bluewing teal by John Blair, Sr.

Mallard by John Blair


Pair of mergansers by Sam Archer

Pintail hen by John English

Owl decoy by Leonard Doren or John Hiatt


Medium high neck canvasback by Charles Nelson Barnard

Miniature pintail by Elmer Crowell

Plover from Assateague, Virginia


Brant by Nathan Cobb, Jr.

Goldeneye by George Robert

Swimming merganser drake from Massachusetts


Black duck by Dan English

Pintail by Mark Whipple

High neck black brant by Bert Graves


Yellowlegs by Charles Clark

Plover from Nantucket, Massachusetts

Black duck by Lou Rathmell


Sleeping black duck by Albert Laing

Part of a selection of decoratives by Elmer Crowell

Redhead hen by George Stevens


Bluewing teal by the Mason Decoy Factory

Yellowlegs by Elisha Burr

Black bellied plover in transitional plumage by Harry V. Shourds


Mallard by the Ward Brothers

Acrylic on board by David Maass. 23.5" x 19.5"

Mallard by Bert Graves


Gouache by David Maass. 11.5" x 15.5"

Rare tackeye redhead by Harvey Brothers

Trout fish decoy by Ken Bruning. 16" long


Bass fish decoy by Andy Trombley. 11.25" long

Pintail hen by Clark Madera

Fish decoy by Ted Vandenbossche. 10" long


Albino trout fish decoy by Oscar Peterson. 3.25" long

Sucker fish decoy by Oscar Peterson. 7.5" long

Musky fish decoy by Oscar Peterson. 7.25" long


Perch fish decoy by Oscar Peterson. 4.5" long

Walleye fish decoy by Oscar Peterson. 6.5" long

Pintail by Clark Madera


Widgeon hen by John English

Shorebirds by Captain Dan Showell

Robin snipe in spring plumage by Sam Shute


Curlew by John McCanney

Ruddy turnstone by Nathan Rowley Horner

Sandpiper by Harry V. Shourds


Curlew by Captain John McCarthy

Plover by Daniel Lake Leeds

Canvasback hen by Will Heverin


Pair of widgeon by George Kessler

Watercolor by Chet Reneson.
17.5" x 28"

Watercolor by David Hagerbaumer. 16" x 14"


Watercolor by Chet Reneson.
17.75" x 28"

Watercolor by Chet Reneson.
17.5" x 27.5"

Watercolor by Chet Reneson.
17.5" x 28"