Antique Furniture, Ward Bros. Decoys, Porcelain, & Carnival Glass
Saturday, 7 Feb, 2004 09:30 AM Selling for Sussex Co., DE, Wicomico Co., & Caroline Co., MD Estates
O'Neal Auction Center Terms: Cash, Approved Check, VISA/MC/AMEX day of sale. A 10% buyer's premium will be charged on all purchases. All items must be paid for day of sale.


Decoys
226a. Two cigar boxes of decoy trace pattern cut-outs from the Ward Bros. shop and used by the Ward Bros. as well as other carvers in their shop. They were on loan to the Ward Bros. Museum in Salisbury, Maryland for two years.

227. Pair of miniature pintail 1958 Oliver 'Toots' Lawson, Crisfield, Maryland decoys. Signed on bottom. Head on drake has been reattached and both were made into lamps at some point.

228. Eastern Shore miniature Canadian goose decoy on wooden base. Unsigned. Measures 3.5" tall

228a. Eastern Shore miniature Black Duck decoy. Unpainted and unsigned.

249. Pair of 1981 R. Madison Mitchell Canvasback decoys. Marked on bottom R. Madison Mitchell-1981.

250. Pair of 1936 Ward Bros. Canvasback Working Decoys (drake & hen). Both are signed on bottom "L.T. Ward Bro.-Crisfield, MD-1936-Lem Ward-Steve Ward". Also stamped L.T. Ward Bro.-Crisfield, MD on bottom of both. Both retain original paint and show signs of wear. Drake has small chip off back tail. Head on hen is cracked and has been reattached. Condition is fair to good.

251. 1968 Decorative Ward Bros. Goldeneye Hen Decoy. Signed on bottom "Lem Ward-L.T. Ward Bro.-Crisfield, MD-1968". Condition is good to excellent.

252. Pair of 1969 Miles Hancock Miniature Mallard Decoys (drake & hen). Both are signed on bottom "Miles Hancock-Chincoteague, VA-1969". Condition is good to excellent.

259. Silhouette Canadian Goose Decoy by Miles Hancock. Marked on back "From of Burial Board-Jen Van Orien Estate-Ca. 1812-Cut and Painted by Miles Hancock-Chin. VA 1960". Condition is good.

268. Miles Hancock Black Duck decoy. Has original paint. Bill has been damaged.

271. Early Miles Hancock Canadian Goose decoy. Unmarked. Paint shows wear.

272. Original painted Black Duck decoy. Rig weight is stamped GRL. Attributed to Miles Hancock.


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