guyette and deeter

31st Annual Summer Decoy and Sporting Art Auction
July 29 & 30, 2022

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
St. Michaels, Maryland

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- Guaranteed Condition Reports
- Approximately 550 Investment quality decoys & related items.
- Quality consignments accepted until June 1 or until full.

Featuring decoys and sporting art from the collections of Charlie Hunter III, Herb Wetson, D. Lynwood Herrington, D.C. North, the family of A.T. Shearer, a Tennessee collector, Norman & Alicia Volk, and Ron Davis.

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Brant by Nathan Cobb, Jr.
Passed down in the Cobb Family and consigned to the November 2004 Guyette & Schmidt sale by a family member. Serif "E" carved in underside for the hunting rig of Elkanah Cobb.

Impressive curlew by Eli Doughty

Black bellied plover by John Dilley

Greenwing teal hen by the Ward Brothers

Important plover from Nantucket, Massachusetts

Important full size red-winged blackbird on carved cattail by Elmer Crowell

Extremely rare bluegill plaque by Oscar Peterson. 15.75" x 32"

Pintail by Dave "Umbrella" Watson

Brant by Jim Schmiedlin

Oil on canvas by Edmund Osthaus. 13.5" x 23.75"

Slope breast mallard by the Mason Decoy Factory

Watercolor by Aidel Lassell Ripley. 20" x 28.5"

Early and unique merganser with mechanical wings from Truro, Massachusetts

Full size decorative chickadee on pinecone base by Elmer Crowell

Canvasback hen by the Ward Brothers

Whimbrel by the Mason Decoy Factory

Greenwing teal drake by the Ward Brothers

English/Dawson pintail hen

Dowitcher in spring plumage by William Bowman

Canvasback drake by the Ward Brothers

Pair of dowitchers by Chief Eugene Cuffee

One of a kind carving of a bobwhite quail by Tom Schroeder

Large cigar store chief trade figure with rifle, Thomas Brooks. 83" tall.

Early cigar store trade figure, circa 1875. 67" tall.

Early cigar store trade figure, Samuel Robb. 54" tall.

Important World's Fair folk art carving with Pennsylvania provenance.

Tlingit masks from the Pacific Northwest

Tlingit masks from the Pacific Northwest

Tlingit masks from the Pacific Northwest

Tlingit masks from the Pacific Northwest

Canvasback drake by Ben Dye

Black duck by Ned Burgess

Folky sanderling from New Jersey

Curlew by Daniel Lake Leeds

Curlew attributed to Ezra Hankins

Dowitcher from the Rogers Rig

Fat robin snipe by Eli Doughty

Golden plover from the Morton Rig

Sanderling from the Eastern Shore of Virginia

Greater yellowlegs by Ira Hudson

Very rare decorative ruffed grouse by the Ward Brothers

Pair of swimming red breasted mergansers by John Scheeler

Pair of eiders by Gus Wilson

Important merganser hen by Delbert "Cigar" Daisey

Canvasback drake by Robert McGaw. From the Postage Stamp rig

Canvasback hen by Robert McGaw. From the Postage Stamp rig

Wood duck drake by Roy Conklin

Bluewing teal drake by Jim Schmiedlin

Early pike "bird beak" style fish decoy by Oscar Peterson. 9" long

Early fish decoy by Oscar Peterson. 9" long

Very rare polliwog by Oscar Peterson. 5.5" long

Important croppie fish decoy from Lake Chautauqua, New York. 5.5" long

Perch fish decoy by Bart Perkins. 8" long.

Sucker fish decoy by Vandenbosche. 12.5" long

Natural sided bass fish decoy by Hans Janner. 12.25" long

Bass fish decoy by Hans Janner. 11" long

Walleye fish decoy by Andy Trembley. 14" long

Brook trout fish decoy by Oscar Peterson. 9" long

Very early fish decoy by Oscar Peterson. 8.5" long x 1.5" wide

Sucker fish decoy by Oscar Peterson. 7" long

Brook trout fish decoy by Oscar Peterson. 7" long

The only known American merganser drake by Strator & Sohier

Preening black duck by Joseph Crumb

Special order black duck by the Mason Decoy Factory

Rigmate pair of mallards by Richard Janson

Pintail drake by Leo McIntosh

Merganser hen by George Boyd

Redhead by Elmer Crowell

Yellowlegs by Elmer Crowell

Pair of lowhead bluebills by the Mason Decoy Factory

Canvasback by Tom Chambers

Rare redhead by Lloyd Sterling

Mallard drake by Charles Perdew

Black duck by the Ward Brothers

Miniature canvasback hen by Charles Nelson Barnard

Black duck by John Henry Downes

Fulvous tree duck by Jim Schmiedlin

Pair of mergansers by the Ward Brothers

Pair of pintails by William Gibian

Mallard drake by Charles Perdew

Rigmate pair of mergansers from Cape Cod, Massachusetts

Black duck by Ira Hudson

Large curlew from Cobb Island, Virginia

Pair of oversized mallards by Bert Graves

Two piece Chamberlain Manufacturing shotgun shell box

Duck call by John Anderson

Duck call by Ben Jon

Duck call by Sharpie Shaw

Duck call by Johnny Marsh

Duck call by Johnny Marsh

Three Twin Rivers duck calls

Duck call by Tom Turpin

Pair of high head mergansers by Harold Thengs

Yellowlegs by Joseph Lincoln

Bluewing teal by the Mason Decoy Factory

Diorama of bluewing teal pair by Charles Perdew

Brant by Chauncey Wheeler

Black duck by Roy Conklin

Decorative mallard by the Ward Brothers

Scoter by Gus Wilson

Old squaw by the Ward Brothers

Pintail by Bert Graves

Pair of redheads by James Harper

Black duck by Sam Denny

Pair of standing bluewing teal by the Ward Brothers

Pair of mergansers by Henry Grant

Merganser by a member of the Truex Family

Pair of brant by Ira Hudson

Yellowlegs from Long Island, New York


Pair of mallards by Bert Graves

Canvasback by Tom Chambers

Unique fish decoy with open mouth by Oscar Peterson. 7.75" long

13" long fish decoy by Hans Janner

Bluebill by Nathan Cobb, Jr.

Bluebill by Arthur Cobb

Pair of goldeneyes by Pat Godin

Pair of eiders by Paul Burdette

Pair of willets by Shang Wheeler

Curlew by Thomas Gelston

Flying mallard by Ira Hudson

Brown trout fish plaque by Oscar Peterson. 3.5" x 8.5

Bluegill fish plaque by Oscar Peterson. 6.25" x 10.75"

Pair of fish plaques by Oscar Peterson. 7.5" x 13"

Watercolor by Edmund Osthaus. 12" x 18"

Watercolor by Milt Weiler. 10" x 15.5"

Watercolor by David Hagerbaumer. 13.5" x 18.5"

Watercolor by Chet Reneson. 18.5" x 27.5"

Watercolor by John Whorf.
20.5" x 29.5"

Black duck by Elmer Crowell

Collaborative World Champions goldeneye drake

Full size decorative peregrine falcons by Ron Tepley

Pair of peeps from the Morris rig

Turkey box call by Frank Finney

Set of five nesting Nantucket baskets

Set of seven nesting Nantucket baskets

Mallard by Ferd Homme

Pair of 3/4 size standing pintails by the Ward Brothers

Pair of decorative widgeon by Oliver Lawson

Decorative pair of pintails by Jim Foote

Pair of widgeon paper weights by Dr. Lewis Webb Hill

Willet by William Bowman

Ruddy duck from the Mary Jane Farms rig

Black duck by the Ward Brothers

Pair of canvasbacks by Peter Pringle

Pair of bluewing teal by Frank Resop

Merganser by Leigh Witherspoon

Canada goose by George Warin

Greenwing teal hen by the Mason Decoy Factory

Bluewing teal by the Mason Decoy Factory

Black duck by John English

Black duck by Nathan Cobb, Jr.

Black duck by Elkanah Cobb

Bluebill by Arthur Cobb

Canvasback by Mandt Homme

Mallard by Ferd Homme

Pair of wood duck bookends by Charles Perdew

Plover from Long Island, New York

Decorative ruddy duck by the Ward Brothers

Pintail hen by the Ward Brothers

Decorative pintail by the Ward Brothers

Pintail hen by Michael Valero

Stick up Canada goose with iron head from the Daniel Vorhees rig

Gadwall by an unknown maker. Painted by John Franks, who painted the early Schoenheider decoys

Bluewing teal by Charles Perdew

Tucked head mallard hen by Charles Perdew

Pair of black ducks by the Ward Brothers

Bluewing teal by Harvey Stevens

Pair of bluewing teal by Otto Weinert

Curlew by John Henry Downes

Plover by Captain Robert Andrews

Curlew by Luther Lee Nottingham