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Cameron McIntyre Pintail
Graceful drake pintail by one of the premier contemporary carvers from Virginia...hollow carved with raised wings...oil paint that has mellowed to a rich patina...his initials "CTM" also carved in bottom...measures about 18"L. 
SOLD
Cigar Daisey Mallards
Minty pair of cork body mallards by this legend from Chincoteague, Virginia...cork bodies with wooden heads, tail inserts and keels in unused condition...glass eyes and extraordinary paint...both are branded and signed on the bottom...16”L.
SOLD
Pete Peterson Widgeon
Intense looking drake widgeon made by this Cape Charles, VA carver…alert pose with high head as if he is protecting his hen during nesting season...minor wear and area of blistering of paint under tail...branded, signed and dated 1980...approximately 13.5”l.
SOLD
Mike Borrett Wild Turkey
Fabulous wild turkey by Mike Borrett from Madison, Wisconsin...incredible detail including delineated wing and feather carving as well as detailed bill and face carving...natural turkey beard and legs made from rebar...it is signed and dated.
$1,400
Pete Wilbur Herring Gull
Nice herring gull by this well known carver from New Jersey...has raised wings and hollow body construction...purchased from Johnny Hillman and still has Hillman tag intact...branded "CW" on underside...a full 19"L. 
$375
Contemporary Decoy 1815
Hurley Conklin Brant
Swimmer head brant by this entertaining carver from Manahawkin, NJ...it was purchased directly from him in 1970 and well cared for over the ensuing 50 years...hollow body construction with raised wings..."H. CONKLIN" brand on underside...measures about 21"L. 
$525
Contemporary Decoy 20007
Steve Morey Brant
Iconic hollow brant by this Tuckerton, NJ carver...made in the Cobb Family style, it has raised wing and hollow body construction...wonderful paint that was purposely antiqued to look like the original decoys..."M" carved into the underside...17"L. 
$400
Contemporary Decoy 19076
Steve Morey Goose
Iconic hollow goose by this Tuckerton, NJ carver...made in the Cobb Family style, it has raised wing and hollow body construction with swimming posture...wonderful paint that was purposely antiqued to look like the original decoys..."M" carved into the underside...29"L. 
$500
Contemporary Decoy 19045
Contemporary Decoy 19046
Rich Smoker Ruddy Ducks
Take a look at this smart little pair of ruddy ducks exhibiting attitude for days by this highly decorated carver from Crisfield...recently recognized with a Heritage Fellowship by the National Endowment of the Arts...signed and dated 1988...they measure 9 & 10.5”L. 
SOLD
Contemporary Decoy 1227
George Combs, Sr. Merganser
Shourds style red breasted merganser by this legendary bayman from the south shore of Long Island…classic New Jersey style with carved crest, turned head and inletted weight...personalized on the bottom "To Joan C. Richards" and dated 1978...approximately 15.5”l.
$375
Roe Terry Coot
Exceedingly rare coot by DUC-MAN from Chincoteague, Virginia...hollow carved body with round bottom and fluted tail...Roe has been making gunning style decoys in the Chincoteague tradition for over 50 years...branded "ROE" and "R" from his personal rig...12.5”L. 
$550
Contemporary Decoy 20031
Bob White Brant
Outstanding alert brant by this carver from New Jersey...hollow body construction with raised wings and fluted tail...signed and dated 1998 on the underside...has two ballast weights with his trademark bobwhite quail on them...measures about 19"L. 
$1,100
Contemporary Decoy 20036
Lenny Maiorano Wood Ducks
Wonderfully executed pair of wood ducks by this New Jersey carver...hollow carved bodies with raised wings, fluted tails and carved eyes and crests...paint has been purposely aged to a warm patina...branded and signed on the undersides...about 15”L. 
$975
Contemporary Decoy 1312
Roe Terry Bluebills
Take a look at this hollow bluebill pair with fluted tails by DUC-MAN from Chincoteague, Virginia...Roe has been making gunning style decoys in the Chincoteague tradition for over 50 years...signed and branded "ROE", "REHC" and "R" from his personal rig...13”L. 
$950/pr.
Contemporary Decoy 20030
Oliver Lawson Mergansers
Red breasted merganser pair by "Tuts" Lawson from Crisfield, Maryland...a student of the Ward Brothers, he learned from a young age...labeled as "Antique Hunting Decoys", they are signed and dated 1986...both also have a carved "L" into the bottom of each bird...both about 16”L. 
$1,700/pr.
Roe Terry Black Duck
Bold oversized black duck by DUC-MAN from Chincoteague, Virginia...cork body with inserted tail, wooden snuggle head, bottom board and keel...from the rig of Clarence E. Clark...branded "ROE" on keel with "C.E.C." carved in the bottom board...17”L. 
$550
Contemporary Decoy 20029
Roe Terry Bufflehead
Take a look at this sweet little hen bufflehead by DUC-MAN from Chincoteague, Virginia...solid cottonwood body with fluted tail...Roe has been making gunning style decoys in the Chincoteague tradition for over 50 years...signed and branded "ROE"...11”L. 
$475
Contemporary Decoy 20033
Contemporary Decoy 21046
Grayson Chesser Blue Wing Teal
Near mint blue wing teal pair by this likeable carver from Jenkins Bridge, Virginia...exhibiting extraordinary paint, these birds have raised wings and wonderful attitudes...both have leather thong line ties, circular weights and carved "C" in the bottoms...about 13”L. 
SOLD
Grayson Chesser Goose
Note the graceful attitude on this Cobb style Canada Goose by Grayson Chesser from Jenkins Bridge, Virginia...hollow carved with raised wings...has carved "C" on the bottom...has some paint blistering on the neck...some of his very best work...measuring about 24”L. 
$1,650
Contemporary Decoy 21013
Don Briddell Canvasbacks
Stunning pair of canvasbacks by Don Briddell who was originally from Crisfield, Maryland...a student of the Ward Brothers, he learned his trade well...exhibiting turned heads and outstanding paint, they are some of the finest examples we've had...signed and dated 1988...both about 15”L. 
SOLD
Tom Matus Buffleheads
Sweet pair of gunning buffleheads by this highly regarded carver from Idaho...made in the Chincoteague style, they are hollow carved and have inletted heads...finished with beautiful paint they are signed and branded and from his personal rig...12”L. 
$675
Contemporary Decoy 1351
Don Briddell Mergansers
Stunning pair of hooded mergansers by Don Briddell who was originally from Crisfield, Maryland...a student of the Ward Brothers, he learned his trade well...exhibiting turned heads and outstanding paint, they are some of the finest examples we've had...signed and dated 1984...both about 12”L. 
$1,700/pr.
Contemporary Decoy 21044
Roe Terry Dippers
Check out this working pair of Jester style buffleheads by DUC-MAN from Chincoteague, Virginia...Roe has been making gunning style decoys in the Chincoteague tradition for over 50 years...signed and branded "ROE", "REHC" and "R" from his personal rig...11”L. 
$750
Contemporary Decoy 1312
Pete Peterson Mergansers
Red breasted merganser pair by "Hurricane" Pete Peterson from Cape Charles, Virginia...hollow carved in the swimming position, they are signed and dated 1985...hen has crack in neck...ballast weights have been removed...both are branded, signed and dated...about 19”L. 
$1,600/pr.
Contemporary Decoy 21046
Don Briddell Pintails
Pintail pair by Don Briddell who was originally from Crisfield, Maryland...a student of the Ward Brothers, he learned his trade well...exhibiting turned heads and outstanding paint, they are beyond description...signed and dated 1987...they measure about 15” and 17"L. 
$1,800/pr.
Contemporary Decoy 1440