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Large 1883 Herman Simon painting of waterfowling on the Chesapeake Bay, $102,000

Chesapeake Bay museum wins important painting at Guyette & Deeter

Large 1883 Herman Simon painting of waterfowling on the Chesapeake Bay, $102,000

Large 1883 Hermann Simon painting of waterfowling on the Chesapeake Bay, $102,000

SAINT MICHAELS, Md. – There’s no argument that prices for decoy and sporting art have continued to be strong in 2021. Guyette & Deeter, Inc.’s summer auction on August 6 and 7 grossed close to the high estimate at $4.2 million. The event featured 550 lots, with five lots selling for more than $100,000 and 98 selling for more than $10,000. Absentee and Internet live bidding was facilitated through LiveAuctioneers.

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Sleeping mallard decoy by Shang Wheeler, estimated at $80,000-$120,000

Shang Wheeler duck decoy headlines Guyette & Deeter Aug. 6-7 auction

Sleeping mallard decoy by Shang Wheeler, estimated at $80,000-$120,000

Sleeping mallard decoy by Shang Wheeler, estimated at $80,000-$120,000

SAINT MICHAELS, Md. – Guyette & Deeter, Inc. is pleased to announce its next sporting art and decoy auction, to be held on Friday and Saturday, August 6 and 7. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Trio of plovers carved by Crowell claims top roost at Copley auction

The ‘Dust-Jacket’ black-bellied plover trio, carved by Elmer Crowell, sold for a collective $984,000.

The ‘Dust-Jacket’ black-bellied plover trio, carved by Elmer Crowell, sold for a collective $984,000.

PLYMOUTH, Mass. – Copley Fine Art Auctions, LLC, the nation’s premier decoy and sporting art auction house, just completed its 16th annual Sporting Sale, realizing $4.44 million in total sales. The auction results pushed the company’s auction sales total for 2021 to more than $9.3 million, surpassing the company’s previous annual high water mark and extending Copley’s unrivaled track record in the industry. The two-day, 507-lot auction, live-streamed on July 9 and 10, was 92% sold by lot and averaged more than $9,500 per lot sold. Read more