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Harmon Hollow Nantucket curlew, $228,000

Nantucket decoy flies to $228K at Copley’s Sporting Sale

 

Harmon Hollow Nantucket curlew, $228,000

Harmon Hollow Nantucket curlew, $228,000

PLYMOUTH, Mass. – On July 14 and 15, Copley Fine Art Auctions’ 17th-annual Sporting Sale brought more than $3.1 million. This major two-day auction consisting of 675 lots was one of the company’s largest to date. The sale had a 96% sell-through rate, came close to cresting its $3.3 million high estimate and set several new world records in so doing. Every category, from antique and contemporary decoys to decorative carvings, paintings, prints, folk art, fish decoys, canes, gunpowder tins and Americana, saw lively bidding.

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