The preening canvasback deserves extra respect as a senior among decoys. Made in the third quarter of the 19th century, it is, said Deeter, “getting very old for decoys.” It was carved by Albert Laing, who had a market selling ducks at the Fulton Fish Market in New York City, and it is thought that the $34,500 decoy was part of his rig.The preening canvasback deserves extra respect as a senior among decoys. Made in the third quarter of the 19th century, it is, said Deeter, ...
North American Decoys at Auction | Maine Antique Digest
Dating from the last quarter of the 19th century, the approximately 31" long hollow-carved slot-neck Canada goose sold for $632,500. Guyette Deeter’s detailed catalog entry notes who found it and where, the make of a crosspiece, the intended use for the decoy, details on the decoy’s removable head, the dates and locations of previous sales, etc., plus literature, including page numbers. At Sotheby’s January 2000 McCleery sale, it sold for $233,500. Guyette Deeter photo.Slot neck Canada goose
Wooden c. 1920 Brant Goose Decoy Long Island Nice!
Wooden c. 1920 Brant Goose Decoy Long Island
Sold for $2,176 Four painted and hollow carved working decoys attributed to john blair, sr. (1842-1928 ), philadelphia, pa, late 19th/early 20th c Including a sleeping black duck, all with two dowels evident at underside, bear brand of "JD Norcom," with leaded weights.
THE PENNSYLVANIA SALE - SALE 1477 - LOT 536 - FREEMAN'S
1977 & 1968 & 1966 Annual Decoy Collector's Guides by Hal Sorenson - Being sold on eBay - starting bid $10.
Floating Sculpture The Decoys of the Delaware River 1st ed. The best reference book available for Delaware River decoys, including John Blair. Nice color photos.
Sold $4,800 Three carved and painted duck decoys, mid 20th c., longest - 18''. Provenance: The Estate of Kristina Barbara Johnson, Princeton, NJ.