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Decoys and Sporting Art Auction

July 23 & 24, 2019 - Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Portsmouth, New Hampshire - Guyette & Deeter, Inc. conducted annual summer decoy and sporting art auction on July 23 & 24 at the Sheraton Harborside Hotel in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Prices were strong throught the sale, grossing just under $2.5 million. Three lots sold for over $100,000 and 53 lots sold for over $10,000. Highlights from the sale included an important pintail by Elmer Crowell that sold for $265,500, a pintail drake and hen from the Kankakee Marsh that sold for $153,400 and $82,600 respectively, and a carved eagle banner by John Bellamy that sold for $126,260. The sale featured decoys from the collections of Jonathan & Virginia Chua, Bruce Collins, Lillian Colodny, Jim & Diane Cook, Dick Cowan, Jim & Joan Deevy, Ginny & Gordy Hayes, Lynwood Herrington, Dr. Lloyd Newberry, Jim Karsnitz, Don Kirson, Robert Laurent, Doug & Ellen Miller, Dick Stephenson, Ron Swanson, and Carl Wallman.

Guyette & Deeter's next sale will be held in November in conjunction with the Easton, Maryland Waterfowl Festival. Quality Consignments accepted until September 10.

Click here to view the full auction writeup from Antiques & The Arts Weekly

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(Prices Listed Include Buyer's Premium)


Important pintail, Elmer Crowell



Carved eagle banner, John Bellamy



Canada goose, Nathan Cobb, Jr.



Decorative bluejay, Elmer Crowell



Pair of greenwing teal, Ward Brothers



Ruddy turnstone, Obediah Verity



Cigar store Indian maiden, Samuel Robb



Yellowlegs, William Bowman



Decorative black bellied plover, Elmer Crowell



Oil on masonite, Robert Bateman. 15" x 15"



Goldeneye hen, Stevens Brothers



Decorative greenwing teal, Ward Brothers



Decorative bobwhite quail, Elmer Crowell



Oil on canvas board, Robert Bateman. 11" x 21.75"



Oil on canvas board, George Browne. 15.5" x 19.5"



Black bellied plover, Joseph Lincoln



Pair of wood ducks, Dennis Schroeder



Decorative yellowlegs, Elmer Crowell



Plover windbird from Nantucket, Massachusetts



Pair of old squaw, Oscar Bibber



Old squaw, Ben Dye



Pair of goldeneye, George Boyd



Swan, Al Bell



Pair of greenwing teal, Dennis Schroeder



Widgeon, Jett Brunet



Oil on canvas, Guy Coheleach. 17" x 23"



Yellowlegs, Elmer Crowell



Pair of goldeneye, Ward Brothers



Pintail, Robert Elliston



Ruddy turnstone, John McAnney



Canvasback, Tan Brunet



Oil on canvas, G. Muss-Arnolt. 8.5" x 10.75"



Pintail drake from the Kankakee marsh



Pintail hen from the Kankakee marsh



Merganser hen, Gus Wilson



Swan from Hooper's Island, Maryland



Oversize eider from Maine



Running curlew from Cobb Island, Virginia



Curlew, Eli Doughty



Pair of mallards, Ward Brothers



Deer weathervane, J.W. Fisk



Wood duck, Ward Brothers



Decorative wood duck, Elmer Crowell



Sandpiper, Chipman Family



Pintail hen, Ward Brothers



Trout fish decoy, Oscar Peterson. 9.5" long.



Guoache on board, Lynn Bogue Hunt. 24.5" x 18"



Old squaw, Ward Brothers



Canvasback, Mason Decoy Factory



Acrylic on board, Robert Bateman. 7.8" x 12"



Pintail, Ira Hudson



Canvas scoter, Lothrop Holmes



Ruddy turnstone, Mason Decoy Factory



Sucker fish decoy, Oscar Peterson. 9" long.



Lesser yellowlegs, Lothrop Holmes



Wood duck, Charles Perdew



Black duck, Lou Rathmell



Gull, Gilbert Wallace



Cork scoter, Shang Wheeler



Flying tern, Elmer Crowell



Flying half model black duck, Chauncey Wheeler



Decorative yellowlegs, Elmer Crowell



Teal, Charles Bergman



Greenwing teal, Jim Schmiedlin



Miniature puffin, George Boyd