guyette and deeter

30th Annual Summer Decoy and Sporting Art Auction
August 6 & 7, 2021

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-This sale will be live streamed from the St. Michaels, MD area
- Guaranteed Condition Reports
- Buyer's Premium 20%.
- Approximately 600 Investment quality decoys & related items.
- Quality consignments accepted until June 1 or until full.

Featuring the collections of D.C. North, Virginia & Jonathan Chua, Dr. John Dinan, Dr. Lloyd T. Griffith,
Gene & Linda Kangas, Robert Mangold, Otto Meyer, Steven Michaan,
Kirby Roberts, Governor James Thompson, and Bruce Williams,

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Extremely rare bufflehead drake by Arthur Cobb

Important rock bass fish decoy by Hans Janner

Important mallard drake by John Blair, Sr.

Extremely rare working tern by Daniel Demott.
Ex McCleery collection

Exceptional dowitcher by William Bowman

Greater yellowlegs in content pose by William Bowman. Ex Milt Weiler collection

Extremely rare hooded merganser drake from Georgian Bay, Ontario

Outstanding pair of canvasbacks by Elmer Crowell

The only sleeping mallard by Shang Wheeler. Dust jacket decoy from "Shang," by Dixon Merkt

Canada goose from the Gray rig

Preening mallard hen by Bert Graves

Bluewing teal hen by George Boyd

Relief carved plaque of squirrels by Oscar Peterson. 15" x 22" x 2.5" thick

Relief carved plaque of pheasant by Oscar Peterson.
14.5" x 23.75" x 1.5" thick

Rare and desirable "ghost fish" by Hans Janner.
13" long.

Relief carved fish plaque by Oscar Peterson.
10.75" x 21" x 2" thick

"Double Battery Susquehanna Flats," an impressive 35" x 58.5" oil on canvas by Herman Simon, 1883. Depicts an important glimpse of waterfowling on the Chesapeake in the late 1800s.

Canada goose by Ken Anger

Important bass fish decoy by Hans Janner

Part of a good selection of fish decoys by Oscar Peterson

Part of a good selection of fish decoys by Oscar Peterson

Part of a good selection of fish decoys by Oscar Peterson

Part of a good selection of fish decoys by Oscar Peterson

Exceptional golden plover from Nantucket, Massachusetts

Running curlew by the Wessel Brothers

Eagle weathervane. 38" wingspan

Large and impressive eagle weathervane. 54" wingspan

32" long setter weathervane, possibly Washburne Company

Striped bass fish plaque by Lawrence Irvine. 48" long

Salmon plaque by John Bucknell Russell. 48.5" long

Unique leaping Atlantic salmon or steelhead.

Impressive salmon plaque by P.D. Malloch. 47" long

Salmon plaque by the Hardy Brothers. 54" long

Hollow mallard stick up decoy by Frank Pl--z--

Black bellied plover by Thomas Wilson

Black duck by John Henry Downs. Used as stick up or floater

Very early old squaw drake from Long Island

Full size sandpiper by Elmer Crowell

Important back preening wood duck by Jim Schmiedlin

Flying lesser tern by Elmer Crowell

Very rare redhead drake by Alvirah Wright

Very rare wooden bill curlew by the Dodge Decoy Factory

Canvasback drake by Mandt Homme

Oversize canvasback drake by Mandt Homme

Rare lesser yellowlegs by Ira Hudson

Rare greenwing teal drake by Ivy Stevens

Dowitcher from Outer Banks, North Carolina

Bufflehead drake by Ed Parsons

Crook neck back preening brant by Ira Hudson

Rare black duck by Willie and Johnnie Wessel

Black duck by Arthur Cobb

Classic black duck by Nathan Cobb, Jr.

Important ruddy duck by Ned Burgess

Rare black duck by Alma Fitchett

Yellowlegs by a member of the Midgett Family

Rare preening greenwing teal by Mitchell Lafrance

Pair of greewing teal from Smith or Hog Island, Virginia

Roothead curlew from Harkers Island, North Carolina

Roothead lesser yellowlegs from Harkers Island, North Carolina

Robin snipe in spring plumage from Accomack, Virginia

Well carved greater yellowlegs by Ira Hudson

Rare black bellied plover in feeding position attributed to William Matthews

Pair of yellowlegs by John Fulcher

Pair of dowitchers by Calvin Gaskill

Pre brand mallard hen by Elmer Crowell

Black duck by Harry V. Shourds

Very rare scoter hen by Joseph Lincoln

Pair of peeps from the hunting rig of Irvin Morris

Pair of eiders by Gus Wilson

56" long ship weathervane

Hollow carved golden plover from Nantucket, Massachusetts

Set of 48 falconery hoods on custom wood base

Black bellied plover in winter plumage by George Boyd

Exceptional black bellied plover by George Boyd

Exceptional yellowlegs by George Boyd

Extremely rare godwit attributed to William Boice. Pictured on p. 46 of "American Bird Decoys," William J. Mackey, Jr.

Rare curlew by Obediah Verity. Pictured on p. 44 of "American Bird Decoys," William J. Mackey, Jr.

Rare sanderling by Andrew Verity

Robin snipe by Harry V. Shourds

Classic curlew by Harry V. Shourds

Canada goose by the Ward Brothers

Ruddy duck by Bailey Barco

Classic ruddy duck by Alvirah Wright

Monhegan Island style scoter by Gus Wilson

Part of a good selection of Louisiana decoys

23.5" x 35.5" oil on canvas by Edmund Osthaus

25.25" x 17.5" oil on canvas by Lynn Bogue Hunt

7" x 4.75" study by John Seerey-Lester

8.75" x 11.75" acrylic on board by John Seerey-Lester

8.5" x 11.5" oil on canvas by John Seerey-Lester

8.5" x 11.5" acrylic on canvas by John Seerey-Lester

Decorative kingfisher by Elmer Crowell

Plump black bellied plover by Obediah Verity

Willet by Thomas Wilson

Yellowlegs by Nichol

Bluebill by the Ward Brothers.
Ex McCleery collection

Black bellied plover by Harry V. Shourds

Goldeneye by Jim Schmiedlin

Widgeon by Jim Schmiedlin

Old squaw by Jim Schmiedlin

Pintail by Jim Schmiedlin

18" long spearing decoy from Lake Chautauqua

13.5" long walleye by Leroy Howell

Canvasbak drake by Tom Chambers

Canvasback drake by Joseph Marr

Knot head canvasback by the Ward Brothers

Goldeneye drake by Ben Schmidt

Goldeneye drake by the Ward Brothers

Willet by Elmer Crowell

Pintail by the Ward Brothers

Mallard by John Scholer

Bluebill hen by Nathan Cobb, Jr.

Greenwing teal hen by Charles Bergman

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

Mallard drake by Elmer Crowell

Pintail by Elmer Crowell

Merganser from Maine

Turtle carving by Oscar Peterson. 10.5" long

Alligator carving by Oscar Peterson. 12" long

Fish decoy by Oscar Peterson. 11.75" long

Widgeon by Lee Dudley

Bluewing teal hen by Robert Elliston

Pintail by Robert Elliston

Canvasback by Robert Elliston

Mallard hen by Bert Graves

Mallard by Bert Graves

Part of a good selection of full sheet Audubon engravings

Part of a good selection of full sheet Audubon engravings

Part of a good selection of full sheet Audubon engravings

Part of a good selection of full sheet Audubon engravings

Part of a good selection of full sheet Audubon engravings

Part of a good selection of full sheet Audubon engravings

Mallard by Charles Perdew

Mallard by Charles Shelstrum

Pintail by Verne Cheesman

Whistling swan by Oliver Lawson

Merganser drake by Pat Godin

Canada goose by Nathan Rowley Horner

Curlew by Daniel Lake Leeds

Willet by William Bowman

Mallard by Charles Pice

Pintail by Charles Pice

Pair of bluewing teal by Ken Anger

Canvasback hen by Charles Bergman

Canvasback drake by Charles Bergman

Black duck by Nathan Rowley Horner

Pintail by Lloyd Tyler

Merganser from the south shore of Massachusetts

Golden plover by Elisha Burr

Goldeneye by Elmer Crowell

Pintail hen by the Ward Brothers

Bluebill by George Stevens

Canada goose by the Ward Brothers

Plover from the Morton rig

Curlew by Captain John McCarthy

Gull by the Ward Brothers

Pair of greenwing teal by Charles Perdew

Pair of 3/4 size mallards by Charles Perdew

Greenwing teal by John Blair

Sleeping mallard by Robert Elliston

Curlew by the Mason Decoy Factory

Pintail by the Mason Decoy Factory

Bluewing teal by the Mason Decoy Factory

Yellowlegs by William Bowman

Miniatures by Robert McGaw

Gardner/Dexter black bellied plover

Curlew from the Fox rig

Canvasback by Ned Burgess

Yellowlegs by Captain John McCarthy

Coot by Joe Hayman

Canvasback by Robert Morris

Black duck by Nathan Rowley Horner

Merganser by Rhodes Truex

Miniature penguin by Charles Hart. 6.5" tall.

Miniature penguin by Charles Hart. 5" tall.

Dowitcher by John Dilley

Canvasback by Gus Moak

Curlew by Ephram Hildreth

Eider by Gus Wilson

Eider from Maine

Pair of 1/2 size black ducks by Gus Wilson

Pair of old squaw by Oscar Bibber