We're pleased to offer a nice selection of contemporary and decorative decoys on West Coast Decoys.  If you see anything that you'd like additional information on, please e-mail me at westcoastdecoys@gmail.com.  Feel free to call me at 1 (800) 942-0309.  Thanks for looking!


Unknown Maker

Hen Bluebill

Nicely done hollow carved hen bluebill dated 1987 and signed by the maker.  I can't make out the signature but the bottom reads..."#17 Fall Run Dec. 1984".

Price: $60

 

 


Tony Catrina

Green-Winged Teal

Solid carved green-winged teal by Tony Catrina.  Branded "TC". 

Price: $100

 

 


Art Birdsall

Merganser Pair

Outstanding, hollow carved red-breasted merganser pair by Art Birdsall of Point Pleasant, New Jersey.  Art is the great grandson of the well know early decoy maker, Capt. Jesse Birdsall.  This pair bear a copper name plate, are signed by the maker and the lead ballast weight are stamped.  This pair measures approximately 14.5" in length.

Price: $550

 

 


Frank Garatti

Mallard Drake

A decorative mallard drake by Frank Garatti of San Rafael, California.  Signed and dated 1974.  See pages 172-173 of Wildfowl Decoys of the Pacific Coast.

Price: $200 

 


Frank Garatti

Pintail Hen

A decorative pintail hen in stunningly applied paint by Frank Garatti of San Rafael, California, ca. 1970's.  See pages 172-173 of Wildfowl Decoys of the Pacific Coast.

Price: $220 

 


Frank Garatti

Canvasback Drake

A decorative canvasback drake by Frank Garatti of San Rafael, California.  Signed and dated 1975.  See pages 172-173 of Wildfowl Decoys of the Pacific Coast.

Price: $200 

 


Bruce Buckley

Merganser

Solid carved red-breasted merganser by Bruce Buckley of Costa Mesa, California.  Signed by the artist and dated 1974.

Price: $195

 

 


Mark McNair

Tern

Mark McNair (Craddockville, Virginia) Tern. Excellent, all original condition.  Measures 14" in length.

Price: $1400

 

 


Capt. Harry Jobes

Mourning Dove

Rare dove decoy by Havre de Grace, MD decoy maker Capt. Harry Jobes. 

Price: $200

 

 


Jack Wood

Mourning Dove

Dove decoy by Haminton, NJ maker Jack Wood.  Signed J. Wood. 

Price: $375

 

 


Ben Heinemann

Mourning Dove

Dove decoy by Ben Heinemann of Durham, North Carolina.

Price: $850

 

 


David Ward

Mourning Dove

David Ward (Essex, Connecticut) hollow carved dove decoys.  Branded DBW and signed.

Price: $850

 

 


Bob Seabrook

Mourning Dove

Dove decoy by NJ artist Bob Seabrook.  Branded "Seabrook". 

Price: $350

 

 


Dennis Del Mauro

Mourning Dove

Oversized dove by Dennis Del Mauro.

Price: $650

 

 


Mark McNair

Mourning Dove

Rare and early Dove decoy by Mark McNair.  Pleasing aged surface.  Gunning dove with a stick and string attachment.  Branded by the maker.

Price: $1850

 

 


Clerence Fennimore

Mourning Dove

Nice Deleware River style Dove by Clerence Fennimore (Wrightstown, NJ).  Signed and branded by the maker.

Price: $300

 

 


John Hamilton

Mourning Dove

Early (c.1960) dove decoy by West Creek, NJ maker John Hamilton.  Hamilton is known to have carved with Hurley Conklin. 

Price: $300

 

 


Matt Geis

Mourning Dove

Dove decoy by Cherry Hill, NJ artist Matt Geis.  Signed by the maker.

Price: $275

 

 


Jamie Hand

Mourning Dove

Raised wing dove by Jamie Hand (Cape May, NJ).  Branded by the maker.

Price: $600

 

 


Sean Sutton

Mourning Dove

You can really see the artist in this one...A stuning dove decoy by Paulsboro, New Jersey maker Sean Sutton.

Price: $550

 

 


Robert Biddle

Mourning Dove

Dove decoy by renowned contemporary maker, Bob Biddle (Media, PA).  Signed.

Price: $200

 

 


Joe Freitas

Barrow's Goldeneye

Stylish Barrow's goldeneye by Joe "Puggy" Freitas (Rio Vista, CA).  Signed by the maker.  Measures 12" in length. 

Price: $185 

 


Wildfowler Brant

Swimming, hollow carved, Atlantic brant in the Shourds style from the wildfowler factory.  Branded with an "S" under the bill and sigend "AJ Birdsall Prop" on the bottom.  Measures 20.5" in length.

Price: $170 

 


Harry Jobes

Pintail Pair

Excellent pintail pair by Capt. Harry Jobes of Havre de Grace, Maryland.  The drake measures 18" in length.  Each is signed "Made by Capt. Harry Jobes".

Price: $180 

 


Harry Jobes

Mallard Drake

 

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Excellent mallard drake by Capt. Harry Jobes of Havre de Grace, Maryland.  Measures 16" in length.  Unsigned.

Price: $80 

 


Hank Mears

Pintail Pair

Excellent and original hollow carved pintail pair by Hank Mears of Medford Lakes, New Jersey.  Signed by the maker and dated 1999.

Price: $275 

 


Tom Martindale

Bufflehead Pair

Nicely carved and painted bufflehead pair by Tom Martindale of Napanee, Ontario, Canada.  Branded "TM" on the bottom.  Measures approximately 12" in length (drake).

Price: $170

 

 


Hank Mears

Canvasback Pair

Excellent and original, hollow carved pair of canvasbacks by Hank Mears of Medford Lakes, New Jersey, dated 1999.

Price: $275

 


Unknown Maker

Teal Hen

Nice, hollow carved, green-winged teal hen by a maker unknown to me.  Measures 11".  Stand included.

Price: $70

 


Hank Mears

Goldeneye Drake

Excellent and original, hollow carved goldeneye drake by Hank Mears of Medford Lakes, New Jersey.  Signed and dated 02'.  Measures 14" in length.

Price: $150 

 


Jeff Stary

Bluebill Drake

Nicely carved and painted, hollow bluebill drake by Jeff Stary of Kaukauna, WI.  Signed and dated 05'.  Measures 14" in length.

Price: $75

 

 


Jeff Stary

Coot

Nicely carved and painted, hollow coot by Jeff Stary of Kaukauna, WI.  Signed and dated 2000.  Measures 12" in length.

Price: $80 

 


Hank Mears

Redhead Pair

Excellent and original, hollow carved pair of redheads by Hank Mears of Medford Lakes, New Jersey.  Signed by the maker.  Measures approximately 14.5" in length.

Price: $275

 

 


Jim Burcio

Plover

A beautiful example of a black-bellied plover by master Antioch, California maker Jim Burcio.  Signed and dated on the bottom of the stand, 2000.  Measures 7 1/2" in height.

Price: $125

 

 


Fritz Zanker

Canvasback Pair

Nicely done pair of canvasbacks by the accomplished California decoy maker, Fritz Zanker.  Constructed of palm frond and branded FWZ.

Price: $225 

 


Peter Comillo

Pintail

Very detailed drake pintail signed and dated 1968.  There is a slight age seperation along the sides.  Otherwise this fine carving is in excellent all original condition.  Measures approximately 19".

Price: $275

 

 


Bill Neal

Blue-winged Teal

Excellent blue-winged teal pair by Bill Neal (Sonoma, CA) signed and dated 4/1/95.  Bill Neal is discussed in detail on pages 175-177 in Wildfowl Decoys of the Pacific Coast by Miller and Hanson.  Also see the recent great article in Decoy Mag. (September/October 2010) by Larry Rucker.  Branded "WN" under the tails. The drake measures approx. 13" in length.

Price: $500


Bill Neal

Bluebill Pair

Excellent bluebill pair by Bill Neal (Sonoma, CA) signed and dated 8/9/85.  Bill Neal is discussed in detail on pages 175-177 in Wildfowl Decoys of the Pacific Coast by Miller and Hanson.  Also see the recent great article in Decoy Mag. (September/October 2010) by Larry Rucker.  Branded "WN" under the tails. The drake measures approx. 13.5" in length.

Price: $500


Bill Neal

Redhead Pair

Nice redhead pair by Bill Neal (Sonoma, CA) signed and dated 3/88.  Bill Neal is discussed in detail on pages 175-177 in Wildfowl Decoys of the Pacific Coast by Miller and Hanson.  Also see the recent great article in Decoy Mag. (September/October 2010) by Larry Rucker.  Branded "WN" under the tails. The drake measures approx. 14.5" in length. Both have stable neck cracks.  The drake has a ding on the chest as pictured.

Price: $450

 


Bill Neal

Ring-necked Pair

Excellent ring-necked pair by Bill Neal (Sonoma, CA) signed and dated 4/12/1999.  Bill Neal is discussed in detail on pages 175-177 in Wildfowl Decoys of the Pacific Coast by Miller and Hanson.  Also see the recent great article in Decoy Mag. (September/October 2010) by Larry Rucker.  Branded "WN" under the tails. The drake measures approx. 12.5" in length.

Price: $500

 


Bill Neal

Ruddy Pair

Rare ruddy duck pair by Bill Neal (Sonoma, CA).  The drake is signed and dated 1984 and the hen is signed.  Bill Neal is discussed in detail on pages 175-177 in Wildfowl Decoys of the Pacific Coast by Miller and Hanson.  Also see the recent great article in Decoy Mag. (September/October 2010) by Larry Rucker.  Branded "WN" under the tails. The drake measures approx. 12.5" in length.

Price: $500

 


Bill Neal

Green-winged Teal Pair

Excellent green-winged teal pair by Bill Neal (Sonoma, CA) signed on the bottoms.  Bill Neal is discussed in detail on pages 175-177 in Wildfowl Decoys of the Pacific Coast by Miller and Hanson.  Also see the recent great article in Decoy Mag. (September/October 2010) by Larry Rucker.  Branded "WN" under the tails. The drake measures approx. 12" in length.

Price: $500


Bill Neal

Wood Duck Pair

Wonderful wood duck pair by Bill Neal (Sonoma, CA) signed and dated 8/10/86.  Bill Neal is discussed in detail on pages 175-177 in Wildfowl Decoys of the Pacific Coast by Miller and Hanson.  Also see the recent great article in Decoy Mag. (September/October 2010) by Larry Rucker.  Branded "WN" under the tails. The drake measures approx. 13.5" in length.  The hen has a stable neck crack

Price: $550

 


Bill Neal

Canvasback Pair

Excellent canvsback pair by Bill Neal (Sonoma, CA) signed and dated 6/10/88.  Bill Neal is discussed in detail on pages 175-177 in Wildfowl Decoys of the Pacific Coast by Miller and Hanson.  Also see the recent great article in Decoy Mag. (September/October 2010) by Larry Rucker.  Branded "WN" under the tails. The drake measures approx. 15.25" in length. The hen has slight paint loss on the top of the head.

Price: $500

 


Bill Neal

Pintail Pair

Great pintail pair by Bill Neal (Sonoma, CA). Bill Neal is discussed in detail on pages 175-177 in Wildfowl Decoys of the Pacific Coast by Miller and Hanson.  Also see the recent great article in Decoy Mag. (September/October 2010) by Larry Rucker.  Branded "WN" under the tails. The drake measures approx. 17.5" in length and has a slight dent on the right tail as shown.

Price: $550

 


Bill Neal

Gadwall Pair

Rare gadwall pair by Bill Neal (Sonoma, CA). Bill Neal is discussed in detail on pages 175-177 in Wildfowl Decoys of the Pacific Coast by Miller and Hanson.  Also see the recent great article in Decoy Mag. (September/October 2010) by Larry Rucker.  Branded "WN" under the tails. The drake measures approx. 15" in length. Rare species and mint condition. Signed and dated 4/1/02.

Price: $550


Bill Neal

Teal Pair

An early working  pair of green-winged teal by Bill Neal (Sonoma, CA). Bill Neal is discussed in detail on pages 175-177 in Wildfowl Decoys of the Pacific Coast by Miller and Hanson.  Also see the recent great article in Decoy Mag. (September/October 2010) by Larry Rucker.  Branded "WN" under the tails. Both measure approx. 12" in length. Signed and dated 1980.

Price: $450

 


Bill Neal

Bluebill Pair

A mint condition pair bluebills by Bill Neal (Sonoma, CA). Bill Neal is discussed in detail on pages 175-177 in Wildfowl Decoys of the Pacific Coast by Miller and Hanson.  Also see the recent great article in Decoy Mag. (September/October 2010) by Larry Rucker.  Branded "WN" under the tails. Both measure approx. 14" in length. Signed and dated August 8, 1985.

Price: $480

 

 


Bill Neal

Preening Pintail

A mint condition preening pintail drake by Bill Neal (Sonoma, CA). Bill Neal is discussed in detail on pages 175-177 in Wildfowl Decoys of the Pacific Coast by Miller and Hanson.  Also see the recent great article in Decoy Mag. (September/October 2010) by Larry Rucker.  Branded "WN" under the tails. Signed and dated 2/6/08.

Price: $200

 


Bill Neal

Ring-necked Pair

A rare pair of ring-necked ducks by Bill Neal (Sonoma, CA). Bill Neal is discussed in detail on pages 175-177 in Wildfowl Decoys of the Pacific Coast by Miller and Hanson.  Also see the recent great article in Decoy Mag. (September/October 2010) by Larry Rucker.  Branded "WN" under the tails. Both measure approx. 13" in length. Signed and dated April 12, 1999. The hen is mint and the drake has a tight neck crack.

Price: $490

 


Bill Neal

Canvasback Pair

A mint condition pair canvasbacks by Bill Neal (Sonoma, CA). Bill Neal is discussed in detail on pages 175-177 in Wildfowl Decoys of the Pacific Coast by Miller and Hanson.  Also see the recent great article in Decoy Mag. (September/October 2010) by Larry Rucker.  Branded "WN" under the tails. Both measure approx. 16" in length. Signed and dated 12/20/08.

Price: $390

 


Bill Neal

Bluebill Pair

A mint condition pair bluebills by Bill Neal (Sonoma, CA). Bill Neal is discussed in detail on pages 175-177 in Wildfowl Decoys of the Pacific Coast by Miller and Hanson.  Also see the recent great article in Decoy Mag. (September/October 2010) by Larry Rucker.  Branded "WN" under the tails. Both measure approx. 14" in length. Signed and dated 3/1/2011.

Price: $390

 


Cameron McIntyre (Orvis)

Mallard

Oversized (19" in length), hollow carved mallard drake designed by Cameron McIntyre of New Church, VA for the Orvis Company. Mint and unused original condition. Stamped "ORVIS" on the bottom.

Price: $275


James Thompson

Gadwall Pair

Wonderful garwall pair by James Thompson. Signed and dated 2006. The bodies are constructed of solid cork and heads, tails and keels are pine. Each measures approximately 19.5" in length.

Price: $300


Giovanni Giambastiani

Shovelor Pair

Wonderfully animated shovelor pair by Giovanni Giambastiani of Vallejo, CA c 2006. The drake has an open mouth with raised wingtips. The hen has resting eyes with raised wingtips. Both are stamped with the "Duck Works" logo. Both are signed on the lead weight by the maker. The drake measures 15" in length and the hen is just under 14".

Price: $500


Ed Snyder

Wigeon Pair

Wonderful pair of hollow carved wigeon by noted early CA decoy maker Ed Snyder (Rio Vista, CA). The bottom indicates they are made from a 1950 pattern on 12-20-83. Very stylish wigeon pair measuring approximately 13.5" in length.

Price: $1900


Len Carnaghi

Redhead Drake

Great redhead drake by the talented decoy maker Len Carnaghi (Michigan). Measures 14" in length. Skillfully applied paint to a nicely carved decoy.

Price: $600


John Lawrence

Northern Shovelor Hen

Absolutely stunning Northern shovelor hen carved and painted by renowned wildlife artist John Lawrence (Pennsylvania). This example is signed and dated by the maker "Summer 2007". The bottom also reads "For my personal gunning rig. Carved from a cedar tree cut in my neighboorhood. Designed to hunt Pennsylvania rivers, lakes and ponds with my good friends and family." Measures 12" in length.

Price: $500


Ed Snyder

Teal Pair

Wonderful pair of hollow carved green-winged by noted early CA decoy maker Ed Snyder (Rio Vista, CA). Signed and dated by the maker 11-25-91. Both measure approximately 11" in length. Both are in the skillfully applied paint that Snyder is known for.

Price: $1800


Pete Bennett

Shovelor Hen

Stan "Pete" Bennett (Rio Vista, CA) hollow carved northern shovelor hen signed and dated 7/7/1978. Excellent all original paint with raised primary feathers and detailed carving. See pages 396-398 of Wildfowl Decoys of California by Miller. Measures 15" in length. This is one of the nicer examples by the maker that I've offered.

Price: $450


Jim Burcio

Cinnamon Teal

Nicely hollow carved and painted cinnamon teal pair by James Burcio, Antioch, CA. Signed and dated 1991.

Price: $450