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WARD BROTHERS PAIR OF UNUSUAL MALLARDS

OUTSTANDING AND IMPORTANT PAIR OF WARD MALLARDS CARVED IN 1964 FOR MY CONSIGNERS FATHER. LETTERS BETWEEN LEM AND THE BUYER ARE ALSO PART OF THIS PURCHASE. ALL ORIGINAL CONDITION AS WELL AS PAINT WITH ONE SMALL BLEMISH AS SEEN TO A SMALL AREA ON THE RIGHT WING OF THE DRAKE LIKELY CAUSED BY SUN EXPOSURE OR SO CALLED "CRACKLING. OUTSTANDING TYPICAL CARVING DETAIL AS WELL AS PAINT BLENDING TECHNIQUE. THE DRAKE IS HIGHLY UNUSUAL DUE TO THE TYPE OF PREENING POSE CAPTURED WHICH A RARE FIND EVEN FOR THIS CARVER. I LOVE THE RAISED WING POSTURE AS WELL AS THE DETAIL TO THE SECONDARY TAIL FEATHER. THE DRAKE IS ABOUT 12" LONG BY 8" WIDE AND THE HEN IS ABOUT 15" LONG BY 6" WIDE. ON THE BOTTOM OF THE DRAKE IT SAYS, Male Grey Mallard, L.T. Ward, -since 1918- with a metal tag on both the Drake as well as the Hen, THE BOTTOM OF THE HEN SAYS, 1964- One Of Five Hundred, Lem Ward Since -1918-. OUTSTANDING COLLECTIBLE PAIR OF WARD BROTHERS DECOYS WITH GREAT TRACEABLE HISTORY!!

Carver: Ward

Weight: 10
Price: $21000

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CHARLES STRUMFELS PINTAIL

CHARLES STRUMFELS,BRISTOL,PA.PRICE REDUCED! EBW4
Very early Drake Pintail in bold form and O.P. Condition is original except the tail as I believe it was professional replaced with a metal tail that looks original. Ca.1900, this outstanding old working Toller is hollow with a center line joint as seen. Some natural old in-use wear to the paint as well as a small area of crackling on the left front breast.

Carver: Strumfels,Charles

Weight: 10
Price: $1600

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Unidentified Drake Mallard

Unidentified East Coast EBW18
Magnum hollow Drake Mallard with inlet head. The form has elements of George Boyd,Mason's Premiere and some of the early Maritime carvers. This decoy was made by a master carpenter. There is a wooden patch on the left wing that probably replaced a knot or other defect in the wood.

Carver: Unidentified

Weight: 10
Price: $395

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Unidentified Shorebird Pair

Unidentified East Coast Shorebird Pair EMM9
Two standing Shorebirds from an unidentified hand in original condition as well as paint. Appear to be quite old with very nice patina and graceful form. About 11" long for each bird. These are both attached to a wooden base with metal legs which I think was something that was done later as at one time it is likely they were hunted over.

Carver: Unidentified

Weight: 10
Price: $350

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EAST COAST DIVER DECOY

SOLID BODY EAST COAST DIVER WORKING DUCK DECOY SOLD BY GUYETTE AND SCHMIDT MANY YEARS AGO WHICH HAS GREAT FORM, IS IN ORIGINAL CONDITION AS WELL AS PAINT AND RETAINS THE ORIGINAL BALLAST WEIGHT AS WELL AS LINE HOOP TIE AS SHOWN. NICE HEAD AND NECK AS WELL AS DETAILED BILL CARVING.

Carver: Unidentified

Weight: 10
Price: $275

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Barn Owl Attributed to the East

EBW43 Small (13" high on stand) barn owl full body carving in natural wood.

Carver: Unidentified

Weight: 10
Price: $135

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Wood Duck Flying Wall Placque

Attributed to the East Coast EBW45
Mint condition flying Wood Duck wall placque from an unknown East Coast carver in original condition as well as paint. Well carved and colorful from the 1940's, 13" long making it about 2/3rd's normal size. Has just one wing as intended for wall mount purpose.

Carver: Unidentified

Weight: 10
Price: $115

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