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The Sporting Sale 2015 | July 24-25 | Plymouth, MA

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Copley Fine Art Auctions: Market leaders in antique decoys and sporting art

Copley Fine Art Auctions is the world's leading American sporting art auction company. Located in Boston, Copley specializes in antique decoys and 19th- and 20th-century American, sporting, and wildlife paintings.

Owner Stephen B. O'Brien Jr. is a fourth generation sportsman with a refined collector's eye and twenty-five years experience in the antiques and fine art trade. Copley consistently sets world record prices for top sporting and wildlife artists and decoy makers, many of which have been set in the last five years. Its bi-annual sales are the premier events for collectors of sporting art, decoys, fishing collectibles, and related folk art.

Past Auction Highlights more...

after John James Audubon (1785-1851), Snowy Heron or White Egret (No. 49, Plate CCXLII)

after John James Audubon (1785-1851), Snowy Heron or White Egret (No. 49, Plate CCXLII), sold for $41,400

Ward Brothers, Lemuel T. (1896-1983) and Stephen (1895-1976), Canada Goose

Ward Brothers, Lemuel T. (1896-1983) and Stephen (1895-1976), Canada Goose, sold for $80,000


Mark Your Calendar for These Upcoming Events

Fri - Jul 24
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  New England Decoy Collectors Association Meeting
This meeting will be held at the Plymouth Radisson.
Fri - Jul 24
3:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  Dealer Exhibition
Fri - Jul 24
3:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  McNair Sale and Exhibition with live carving demonstration
This sale and exhibition will feature new works by Mark, Ian, and Colin McNair. At 4:00 pm they will do a live carving demonstration.
Fri - Jul 24
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  Evening Auction Preview
The entire auction will be open for preview with drinks and Hors d'oeuvres.
Sat - Jul 25
8:00 AM - 9:45 AM
  Morning Auction Preview
Sat - Jul 25
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Dealer Exhibition
Sat - Jul 25
10:00 AM
  The Sporting Sale 2015 - Sessions 1 and 2
The Radisson Hotel 180 Water Street Plymouth, MA Both Sessions 1 and 2 will be held on this day.



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