Quality works with reasonable estimates proved to be a powerful combination. Bidding was strong across all categories as shown by the numerous world records set. The sale indicated continued strength in the antique decoy, vintage fishing tackle, folk art, decorative, and sporting art markets.
The top lot was A. B. Frost’s Quail - A Covey Rise. The watercolor set a new auction record for the artist, achieving $180,000 on a $40,000 to $60,000 estimate.