Edward Vom Hofe Fighting Chair
Edward Vom Hofe fighting chair circa 1930’s with bronze hardware, German nickel rod gimbals with E. Vom Hofe – NY stamped into it, adjustable seat back and original flange on the bottom. Probably used for sailfish in the Palm Beach, FL area. Extremely early and rare chair for the serious collector…24”h x 18”w x 18”d.
7.5" Stan Gibbs Lure
Stan Gibbs 7 ½” striper lure in the green mackerel pattern from Buzzards Bay, MA circa 1960’s in unfished condition with
slight corrosion to hooks.
Frog Ice Fishing Decoy
Frog pattern ice fishing decoy from Minnesota by Waltham...approximately 3 ½” l…minor paint loss and wear…found in a Wadmalaw Island, SC estate.
Pike Ice Fishing Decoy
Ice fishing decoy in Northern Pike pattern…metal fins, belly weight and nice gill carving...some wear to paint and rust on metal fins...8"L.
Frank Mizera Decoy
Frank Mizera ice fishing decoy in the red and white pattern approximately 7 ½” l…minor paint loss and wear…found in a Wadmalaw Island, SC estate.
Antique Fishing Priest
Rare vintage fishing priest for subduing green fish brought aboard a boat...well used condition with battle scars...beautifully wrapped handle..."W K Hahn" carved in barrel near handle...approximately 14"l.
Mike Borrett Dolphin
Outstanding dolphin carving by this well known Wisconsin carver…wood and metal fins complement nice gill and mouth carving..."BORRETT" carved in the back side...about 18"l.
Rich Smoker Striper
Outstanding striped bass or rockfish carving by this well known carver from Marion, Maryland…wood fins complement nice carving and paint...signed and dated 2021 on the back side...about 16"l.
Rich Smoker Trout
Outstanding speckled trout carving by this well known carver from Marion, Maryland…wood fins complement nice carving and paint...signed and dated 2021 on the back side...about 13.5"l.
Manfred Scheel Pike
Wonderfully painted ice fishing decoy by this accomplished carver…metal fins complement complex paint pattern..."JMS" stamped into the belly weight...about 8"l.
Expertly crafted carving of a snakehead fish by Scott Cronshaw of Easton, Maryland...with carved fins and molded frame on backboard...extraordinary paint exhibiting the unusual pattern found on this non-native species...outstanding contemporary folk art...fish measures about 34"l.
Bruffee Whale Plaque
Folk art sperm whale plaque by Dan Bruffee from Plymouth, Massachusetts...chip carved body with wooden fins, bone teeth and carved eyes...ink stamp on back of plaque...whale measures about 24" long and plaque measures approximately 28"l.