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Welcome to Raine's Tavern and thank you for shopping my Decoys, Folk Art, Antiques and Collectibles.

Greetings, I'm Art Raine and I have been collecting decoys, folkart and antiques for the past 30 years. I started Raine's Tavern in 2006 and have met and become friends with many of our fellow collectors. I look forward to assisting you build or adding to your collection. Art

"Decoys are in all original condition. Any issues will be noted in description write-up."

July 16, 2024


Raine's Tavern decoys, folk art and other collectibles is 16 years old...Thank you...
Consignments considered and lay aways available  

"I offer lay-away and payment plans".  " Money back if not satisfied" 
Please contact me. 443-614-6015


Delmarva Decoy Collectors club meeting. March 2024


Interview with "Cork" McGee June 2022.

Interview With Pete Peterson at Pete Town May 26, 2021.

Growing up on the eastern shore of Virginia with decoy carver Grayson Chesser. March 18,2021.

A living room chat with Oliver “Tuts” Lawson. October12, 2020 .

Art Raine has been collecting decoys, folk-art and antiques for the past 30 years. He pays tribute to Delbert “Cigar” Daisey. April 10, 2020.

Litchfield Distillery, 569 Bantam Rd,  Litchfield, CT 06759 Give my friend and decoy collector,  David Baker a call : 860-361-6503. Tell him Art sent you.                                           




Easton Warerfowl Week 2023

Great time visiting folks at the
East Coast Decoy Collectors Buy Sell Swap Show.

April 11,12,13 2024

St. Michaels, Md.


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Oyster cans available .





Grayson Chesser

Grayson Chesser admiring his Greenwing Teal that he made in 1988. Click here for more pictures.

Ronald Justis holding his only pair of preening Hooded Merganser's.

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"Chincoteaque Carvers and Their Decoys"

by Barry and Velma Berkey


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Duck House

Oliver Lawson and the"Duck House"
pages 8,9 and 10

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Decoy Magazine Nov/Dec 2010 Written by Art Raine



(March 6, 1928-April 19,2017)

Decoy page

A good read regarding "Cigar" Daisey can be found in Hunting & Fishing Collectibles Magazine Volume 9 March-April 2009




Ronald Justis

Ronald Justis in his shop with his Hooded Merganser pair 2020. Click photo for more info.

My name is Art Raine and I reside on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. The actual Raine’s Tavern, better known as McLean house, is in Appomattox, Va. This is where the “war between the states” came to an end. For more history you can visit here.
Raine's Tavern
Timothy O' Sullivan's 1865 series: the McLean House, formerly the "New " Raine Tavern, with Wilmer McLean's two younger children and two servant girls on the porch. (National Archives)


Cameron McIntyre discussing Ira Hudson and son's decoys at the Delmarva Decoy Collectors meeting.


Pete Peterson in Easton MD, November 7,2018.


Pete Peterson

Pete Peterson

Good time visiting with Pete Peterson in Cape Charles, VA

Art Pocomoke MD

Discovery Center, Pocomoke City, MD

Mr. "Cork" McGee sharing a pair of Gulls on driftwood he made in 1988.


Oliver Lawson

Oliver Lawson-Crisfield, MD

Rich Smoker
Rich Smoker, Somerset County MD. shares his World winning Black Duck that displayed in Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC.

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Grayson Chesser exhibiting during Heritage Days, Discovery Center,Pocomoke City,MD.




Oliver lawson

Oliver Lawson holding his Mallard pair he made in 1969.

Easton MD  2014


Easton 2015

Art with Ian McNair and his carvings at Easton Waterfowl Festival

Cigar Daisey

Delbert "Cigar" Daisey holding his early 70's Black Duck. Carved two-piece from Cottonwood.


Studio 47

Hand crafted professionaly finished Shore Bird stands by Studio 47. Multiple sizes, heights and finishes to choose from. 4 for $100. Go here.


Bill Gibian

Bill Gibian in his shop carving a Dowitcher.


Chance and Art gunning on the Chesapeake.

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Oliver Lawson admiring one of his twelve Laughing Gulls.

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Cigar Daisey

Don BriddelleXTReMe Tracker
Red Room


Grayson Chesser_art_pintals

"Art, The Miles Hancock Pintails you have were given to me by M. Blink Ewell, Guilford, VA sometime around 1964. I was in the 11th grade. They are the ones pictured in Berkey's book. I sold them years later to the person you acquired them from." Grayson Chesser, August 30, 2018

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