Create Account

Enlarge Text
A A A

Decoys

Decoys are carved or turned wooden copies of birds, fish, or animals. Native Americans used grasses as the first decoys to lure waterfowl into what seemed their nesting areas before capturing them. The decoy was placed in the water or propped on the shore to lure flying birds to the pond for hunters. Some decoys are handmade; some are commercial products. Today there is a group of artists making modern decoys for display, not for use in a pond. 

SimpleXMLElement Object
(
    [ack] => Success
    [version] => 1.13.0
    [timestamp] => 2017-05-28T13:17:23.801Z
    [searchResult] => SimpleXMLElement Object
        (
            [@attributes] => Array
                (
                    [count] => 4
                )

            [item] => Array
                (
                    [0] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                        (
                            [itemId] => 201928402394
                            [title] => ANTIQUE 17-18th C ASIAN CHINESE MINIATURE BRONZE SEAL WITH DECOYS DESIGN 
                            [globalId] => EBAY-US
                            [primaryCategory] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [categoryId] => 162947
                                    [categoryName] => Seals
                                )

                            [galleryURL] => http://thumbs3.ebaystatic.com/m/mkx7xOSjHelkNlJhehWIHTw/140.jpg
                            [viewItemURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=2&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=decoys&lgeo=1&vectorid=229466&item=201928402394
                            [paymentMethod] => PayPal
                            [autoPay] => false
                            [postalCode] => 91201
                            [location] => Glendale,CA,USA
                            [country] => US
                            [shippingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [shippingServiceCost] => 0.0
                                    [shippingType] => Free
                                    [shipToLocations] => Array
                                        (
                                            [0] => US
                                            [1] => CA
                                            [2] => GB
                                            [3] => AU
                                            [4] => AT
                                            [5] => BE
                                            [6] => FR
                                            [7] => DE
                                            [8] => IT
                                            [9] => JP
                                            [10] => ES
                                            [11] => CH
                                            [12] => NL
                                            [13] => HK
                                            [14] => MX
                                            [15] => DK
                                            [16] => RO
                                            [17] => SK
                                            [18] => BG
                                            [19] => CZ
                                            [20] => FI
                                            [21] => HU
                                            [22] => LV
                                            [23] => LT
                                            [24] => MT
                                            [25] => EE
                                            [26] => GR
                                            [27] => PT
                                            [28] => CY
                                            [29] => SI
                                            [30] => SE
                                            [31] => KR
                                            [32] => ID
                                            [33] => ZA
                                            [34] => IE
                                            [35] => PL
                                            [36] => RU
                                            [37] => IL
                                            [38] => NZ
                                            [39] => SG
                                        )

                                    [expeditedShipping] => false
                                    [oneDayShippingAvailable] => false
                                    [handlingTime] => 2
                                )

                            [sellingStatus] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [currentPrice] => 99.88
                                    [convertedCurrentPrice] => 99.88
                                    [bidCount] => 0
                                    [sellingState] => Active
                                    [timeLeft] => P0DT3H58M15S
                                )

                            [listingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [bestOfferEnabled] => false
                                    [buyItNowAvailable] => false
                                    [startTime] => 2017-05-18T17:16:37.000Z
                                    [endTime] => 2017-05-28T17:15:38.000Z
                                    [listingType] => Auction
                                    [gift] => false
                                )

                            [returnsAccepted] => false
                            [galleryPlusPictureURL] => http://galleryplus.ebayimg.com/ws/web/201928402394_1_0_1.jpg
                            [isMultiVariationListing] => false
                            [topRatedListing] => false
                        )

                    [1] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                        (
                            [itemId] => 122508706249
                            [title] => Pair of Antique Pewter Dove Decoys 19th Century England Male/Female
                            [globalId] => EBAY-US
                            [primaryCategory] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [categoryId] => 1211
                                    [categoryName] => Metalware
                                )

                            [secondaryCategory] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [categoryId] => 111291
                                    [categoryName] => Duck Decoys
                                )

                            [galleryURL] => http://thumbs2.ebaystatic.com/m/mrD_xzCKrtuHfHXxscMO9vg/140.jpg
                            [viewItemURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=2&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=decoys&lgeo=1&vectorid=229466&item=122508706249
                            [paymentMethod] => PayPal
                            [autoPay] => false
                            [postalCode] => 20007
                            [location] => Washington,District Of Columbia,USA
                            [country] => US
                            [shippingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [shippingType] => Calculated
                                    [shipToLocations] => US
                                    [expeditedShipping] => true
                                    [oneDayShippingAvailable] => false
                                    [handlingTime] => 5
                                )

                            [sellingStatus] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [currentPrice] => 149.0
                                    [convertedCurrentPrice] => 149.0
                                    [bidCount] => 0
                                    [sellingState] => Active
                                    [timeLeft] => P0DT9H22M42S
                                )

                            [listingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [bestOfferEnabled] => false
                                    [buyItNowAvailable] => false
                                    [startTime] => 2017-05-21T22:40:05.000Z
                                    [endTime] => 2017-05-28T22:40:05.000Z
                                    [listingType] => Auction
                                    [gift] => false
                                )

                            [returnsAccepted] => false
                            [galleryPlusPictureURL] => http://galleryplus.ebayimg.com/ws/web/122508706249_1_0_1.jpg
                            [isMultiVariationListing] => false
                            [topRatedListing] => false
                        )

                    [2] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                        (
                            [itemId] => 311878203996
                            [title] => Antique Fishing Spearing Decoy- Folk Art-Made of Wood & Tin- 5 1/2 Inches Long
                            [globalId] => EBAY-US
                            [primaryCategory] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [categoryId] => 1217
                                    [categoryName] => Primitives
                                )

                            [galleryURL] => http://thumbs1.ebaystatic.com/m/mP9aJ9oasFH31nAlZlcgYvg/140.jpg
                            [viewItemURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=2&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=decoys&lgeo=1&vectorid=229466&item=311878203996
                            [paymentMethod] => PayPal
                            [autoPay] => false
                            [postalCode] => 56013
                            [location] => Blue Earth,MN,USA
                            [country] => US
                            [shippingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [shippingServiceCost] => 6.99
                                    [shippingType] => Flat
                                    [shipToLocations] => Array
                                        (
                                            [0] => US
                                            [1] => CA
                                            [2] => GB
                                            [3] => AU
                                            [4] => AT
                                            [5] => BE
                                            [6] => FR
                                            [7] => DE
                                            [8] => IT
                                            [9] => JP
                                            [10] => ES
                                            [11] => TW
                                            [12] => NL
                                            [13] => CN
                                            [14] => HK
                                            [15] => MX
                                            [16] => BR
                                            [17] => RU
                                            [18] => DK
                                            [19] => RO
                                            [20] => SK
                                            [21] => BG
                                            [22] => CZ
                                            [23] => FI
                                            [24] => HU
                                            [25] => LV
                                            [26] => LT
                                            [27] => MT
                                            [28] => EE
                                            [29] => GR
                                            [30] => PT
                                            [31] => CY
                                            [32] => SI
                                            [33] => SE
                                            [34] => KR
                                            [35] => ID
                                            [36] => ZA
                                            [37] => IE
                                            [38] => PL
                                            [39] => IL
                                        )

                                    [expeditedShipping] => false
                                    [oneDayShippingAvailable] => false
                                    [handlingTime] => 3
                                )

                            [sellingStatus] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [currentPrice] => 20.99
                                    [convertedCurrentPrice] => 20.99
                                    [bidCount] => 0
                                    [sellingState] => Active
                                    [timeLeft] => P0DT10H38M9S
                                )

                            [listingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [bestOfferEnabled] => false
                                    [buyItNowAvailable] => false
                                    [startTime] => 2017-05-21T23:55:32.000Z
                                    [endTime] => 2017-05-28T23:55:32.000Z
                                    [listingType] => Auction
                                    [gift] => false
                                )

                            [returnsAccepted] => false
                            [galleryPlusPictureURL] => http://galleryplus.ebayimg.com/ws/web/311878203996_1_0_1.jpg
                            [isMultiVariationListing] => false
                            [topRatedListing] => false
                        )

                    [3] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                        (
                            [itemId] => 371957927176
                            [title] => VINTAGE DARK BLUE SPONGE WARE ART POTTERY DECOY DUCK PLANTER VASE FIGURINE 
                            [globalId] => EBAY-US
                            [primaryCategory] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [categoryId] => 449
                                    [categoryName] => Frankoma, Gracetone
                                )

                            [galleryURL] => http://thumbs1.ebaystatic.com/m/m7YH2ad3iwA-sBD-Ot19mCw/140.jpg
                            [viewItemURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=2&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=decoys&lgeo=1&vectorid=229466&item=371957927176
                            [paymentMethod] => PayPal
                            [autoPay] => false
                            [postalCode] => 12603
                            [location] => Poughkeepsie,NY,USA
                            [country] => US
                            [shippingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [shippingServiceCost] => 11.99
                                    [shippingType] => Flat
                                    [shipToLocations] => Worldwide
                                    [expeditedShipping] => false
                                    [oneDayShippingAvailable] => false
                                    [handlingTime] => 3
                                )

                            [sellingStatus] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [currentPrice] => 5.99
                                    [convertedCurrentPrice] => 5.99
                                    [bidCount] => 0
                                    [sellingState] => Active
                                    [timeLeft] => P0DT11H34M29S
                                )

                            [listingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [bestOfferEnabled] => false
                                    [buyItNowAvailable] => false
                                    [startTime] => 2017-05-22T00:51:52.000Z
                                    [endTime] => 2017-05-29T00:51:52.000Z
                                    [listingType] => Auction
                                    [gift] => false
                                )

                            [returnsAccepted] => true
                            [galleryPlusPictureURL] => http://galleryplus.ebayimg.com/ws/web/371957927176_1_0_1.jpg
                            [isMultiVariationListing] => false
                            [topRatedListing] => false
                        )

                )

        )

    [paginationOutput] => SimpleXMLElement Object
        (
            [pageNumber] => 1
            [entriesPerPage] => 4
            [totalPages] => 15
            [totalEntries] => 59
        )

    [itemSearchURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=4&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=decoys&lgeo=1&mpre=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fsch%2Fi.html%3FLH_Auction%3D1%26_nkw%3DDecoys%26_ddo%3D1%26_ipg%3D4%26_mcats%3D870%257C20081%26_pgn%3D1%26_sop%3D1
)
strkey:decoys
metakey:Decoys
870,20081
Details
Price
Login / Create Account for Price
Pattern or Item
Category
Description
Year Priced

Get The Latest Collecting News Every Week for FREE!

Enter your email below to receive Kovels Komments for the latest antiques & collectibles news, answers to readers questions, marks and tips. In your inbox every Wednesday.

You can unsubscribe at any time. Please refer to our Privacy Policy or Contact us for more information.
Kovels Premium