Boston – -(Ammoland.com)- Copley’s Sporting Sale 2016 was a great success. The auction achieved $1.4 million in sales and saw an impressive 90% of lots sold.
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Copley Fine Arts 2016 Sporting Sale Highlights
The top decoy lot was The McCleery-Holmes Plover, which sold for $144,000. A wigeon drake by John Blair, Sr., brought $90,000, and the Konopasek-Graves Preening Mallard by Bert Graves and Catherine Elliston sold for $75,000.
The top painting lot was Andrew Wyeth’s watercolor Terns on Little Green Island, Maine, which sold for $63,000, followed by A.B. Frost’s Grouse Shooting in the Rhododendrons, which brought $57,000.
About Copley Fine Arts
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. Copley’s bi-annual sales are the premier events for collectors of sporting art, decoys, fishing collectibles, and other related folk art. Quality objects start at $100 and range to over a million dollars. Visit : http://www.copleyart.com/