Summer Estates | July 21st Catalog Now Online!

Over 900 lots sourced from local estates
Featuring Fine Art, Asian Art, Furniture, Decorative Arts, and more

Lot 271 - LEMUEL (LEM) WARD (American, 1897-1984),  Canada Goose decoy, oil on carved wood, signed in pencil ‘LEM WARD’ $10,000-15,000

Lot 271 - LEMUEL (LEM) WARD (American, 1897-1984),
Canada Goose decoy, oil on carved wood, signed in pencil ‘LEM WARD’

Auction Location
608 Old Post Road
Bedford Village, NY 10506
(parking across the street behind St. Patrick’s Church)

*Lots marked 'IN SITU’ are available for preview by appointment only*
Wednesday, July 17, 2pm-8pm
Thursday, July 18, 12pm-6pm
Friday, July 19, 10am-6pm
Saturday, July 20, 10am-6pm

Auction starts promptly at 10am, EST


PLEASE NOTE OUR PHONES ARE TURNED OFF during the sale and will remain so until 1pm on Monday. If you need to reach us, please email us at


Pickup is available at the auction location (608 Old Post Road) on Monday between 12pm-5pm and on Tuesday from 9am-5pm.


If you bid online you must wait until Monday afternoon to pay for and pickup any items won during the auction.
Bidders who are new to Butterscotch and register to bid through are automatically given a $5,000 bid limit. If you would like to increase this limit, you can email us with business references or provide us with credit card information to use as security.

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Buying at Butterscotch Auction Gallery

Consign with us

Butterscotch Auction presents three large, well-curated estate auctions each year.  Having been in business for over three decades, the gallery has developed a reputation for finding local hidden treasures and presenting a wide variety of material.  Each auction is unique, so be sure to stay in touch by joining our email list or following us on Facebook.

Currently accepting consignments for our November 3, 2019 auction
Consignment deadline: September 27, 2019
Contact us today to schedule a free evaluation of paintings, furniture, jewelry, Asian works of art, decorative arts, carpets, or any item of value.  Specializing in estates, we sell just about everything under the sun.

Our Services

About Butterscotch Auction Gallery

As well as conducting auctions, Butterscotch Auction offers extensive appraisal services, primarily for Estate tax liability and Estate planning purposes, though we also appraise single items for Insurance and informational purposes. All appraisals are USPAP-compliant and our appraisers have expertise in a myriad of areas.

Founded in 1987 by fine art appraiser Paul D. Marinucci, Butterscotch Auctioneers & Appraisers has established itself as one of the preeminent estate auction houses in the greater New York City area.  It is the oldest and foremost auction of Westchester County, NY, and has developed a reputation for great serviceability and high-quality merchandise among consignors and buyers alike.