Duck, Duck, Goose Auction

Stamford Downtown
September 2023
07:00 AM EDT
October 2023
09:00 PM EDT

About Our Auction

The 2023 outdoor sculpture exhibit, Duck, Duck, Goose, consisted of 24 duck and 1 goose fiberglass sculptures.

Now you have the opportunity to bid on these extraordinary works of art!

A portion of the auction proceeds will go to Stamford Museum and Nature Center

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The Duck, Duck, Goose exhibit will remain on display until Sunday, September 17. All sculptures will be available for viewing until then. View the exhibit map:

Auction Rules:
Conditions of Sale
Stamford Downtown Special Services District (“Seller”) advises buyers to read the Conditions of Sale. By bidding at auction, bidders are bound by the Conditions of Sale, as amended by any oral announcements or posted notices, which together form the contract of sale between successful bidder (“Purchaser”) and the Seller.

Conditions of Lots
Each lot is sold “AS IS,” per our Condition of Sale. Prospective buyers or their agents to evaluate the conditions of the property offered for sale should view all lots personally. Buyers are reminded that Duck, Duck, Goose in Stamford Downtown sculptures have been on display, have been transported throughout the exhibit and accordingly, and may exhibit signs of wear.

Removal of Property
Unless other arrangements have been agreed upon, all property must be removed from the Seller’s premises by October 15 at sole cost to buyer. Property not removed within this time will be subject to a handling charge of $100.00 per lot per day, as outlined in the Conditions of Sale.

The property offered in this sale will be offered and sold by Stamford Downtown Special Service District, a letter ruling, tax-exempt organization. Any questions concerning the tax-exempt status of Stamford Downtown Special Service District should be directed to the DSSD.

1. (a) The Seller does not assume any risk or liability or responsibility for the authenticity of the authorship of any property offered at this auction (that is identity of the creator or the period, culture, source or origin, as the case may be, with which the creation of any property is identified).

(b) ALL PROPERTY IS SOLD “AS IS.” THE SELLER MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND OR NATURE, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO THE PROPERTY, AND IN NO EVENT SHALL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CORRECTNESS OF THE CATALOG OR NOTICES OR DESCRIPTIONS OF PROPERTY, OR BE DEEMED TO HAVE MADE, ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF PHYSICAL CONDITIONS, SIZE, QUALITY, RARITY, IMPORTANCE, GENUINENESS, ATTRIBUTION, AUTHENTICITY, PROVENANCE OR HISTORICAL RELEVANCE OF THE PROPERTY. No statement in the catalog, notice or description or made at the sale, in any bill of sale invoice or elsewhere, shall be deemed such a representation or warranty or any assumption of liability. The Seller make no representation or warranty, expressed or implied, as to whether the Purchaser acquires any reproduction rights in the property. The copyright of the Property and all related property are owned by Stamford Downtown Special Service District and are not included in the sale of the property. Prospective bidders should inspect the property before bidding to determine its condition, size and whether or not is has been repaired or restored.

2. The Seller may withdraw any property at any time before actual sale without liability thereof.

3. The Seller reserves the right to reject a bid from any bidder. In the event of any dispute between bidders, the seller shall have sole and final discretion either to determine the successful bidder or to reoffer and resell the article in dispute. If any dispute arises after the sale, the Seller’s sale records shall be conclusive in all respects.

4. The highest bidder shall be deemed to have purchased the offered lot subject to all conditions set forth herein and thereupon (a) assumes the risk and responsibility thereof; (b) will sign a confirmation of purchase thereof, and (c) will pay the full purchase price thereof or such part as the Seller may require. All property shall be removed from the Seller’s premises by the Purchaser at Purchaser’s expense no later than seven (7) days following its sale and, if it is not so removed, will be sent by the Seller at the expense of the Purchaser to a public warehouse for the account, risk and expense of the Purchaser and such added charges will then be added to the purchase price of the object. If the foregoing conditions and other applicable conditions are not complied with, in addition to other remedies available to the Seller by law, including, without limitation, the right to hold the Purchaser liable for the bid price, the Seller at its option, may either (a) cancel the sale, or (b) resell the property on three days notice to the Purchaser and for the account and risk of the Purchaser, either publicly or privately, and in such event the Purchaser shall be liable for payment of any deficiency, all other charges due hereunder and incidental damages.

About Stamford Downtown

The Stamford Downtown Special Services District, a Business Improvement District, was established in 1992. Its mission is to manage, enhance and promote the Downtown experience.

Each year Stamford Downtown hosts a distinguished outdoor sculpture exhibit designed to attract both local and regional audiences. Art in Public Places Outdoor Sculpture exhibit features sculptures lining the sidewalks and parks of the Downtown.

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