Country French Settee, 18th Century

Country French Settee, 18th Century

To be sold January 3, 2015

John Martin Tracy (1843-1893)

John Martin Tracy (1843-1893)

To be sold January 3, 2015

Ming Dynasty Celadon

Ming Dynasty Celadon

To be sold January 3, 2015

Rare N.H. Paint Decorated Blanket Chest, c. 1810-1820

Rare N.H. Paint Decorated Blanket Chest, c. 1810-1820

To be sold January 3, 2015; $2,000-$3,000

Jewelry Highlights

Jewelry Highlights

To be sold January 3, 2015

Important matched pair of Spanish shotguns, made by "Arrieta and Cia Elgoibar"

Important matched pair of Spanish shotguns, made by "Arrieta and Cia Elgoibar"

To be sold January 3, 2015

Kalahari Bushman painting of Gnu on hide

Kalahari Bushman painting of Gnu on hide

To be sold January 3, 2015

Edwin Walter Dickinson (1891-1978)

Edwin Walter Dickinson (1891-1978)

To be sold January 3, 2015

Mandarin Garnet and Diamond Ring

Mandarin Garnet and Diamond Ring

To be sold January 3, 2015

Emerald Cut Diamond Ring

Emerald Cut Diamond Ring

To be sold January 3, 2015

H.L. Matile 18K Pocket Watch with A. Lange & Sons Lever Movement

H.L. Matile 18K Pocket Watch with A. Lange & Sons Lever Movement

To be sold January 3, 2015; $3,000-$5,000

Modern Sculpture

Modern Sculpture

From a group, to be offered January 3, 2015

Primitive Painting of Augusta Shaw Morton

Primitive Painting of Augusta Shaw Morton

To be sold January 3, 2015: $2,000-$3,000

Set of Four Paint Decorated Step Down Windsor Chairs

Set of Four Paint Decorated Step Down Windsor Chairs

To be sold January 3, 2015; $700-$1000

Steinway & Sons "M" Grand Piano

Steinway & Sons "M" Grand Piano

To be sold January 3, 2015 ; $10,000-$15,000

Magnus Engstrom, Abstract Acyrllic; "Sailboats"

Magnus Engstrom, Abstract Acyrllic; "Sailboats"

To be sold January 3, 2015

Maple Chippendale Slant Front Desk with Scrolled Top

Maple Chippendale Slant Front Desk with Scrolled Top

To be sold January 3, 2015; $1,500-$2,000

Tabriz Room Size Rug, c.1900-1920

Tabriz Room Size Rug, c.1900-1920

To be sold January 3, 2015; $15,000-$25,000

Diego Rivera Frescoes Portfolio, 1933

Diego Rivera Frescoes Portfolio, 1933

Inscribed and signed by Rivera

Asian Trade Hardwood Lounge Chair

Asian Trade Hardwood Lounge Chair

To be sold January 3, 2015 : $600-$900

Simon Willard Tall Case Clock

Simon Willard Tall Case Clock

Sold for $9,500, October 2014

Cabochon Sapphire and Platinum or White Gold Ring

Cabochon Sapphire and Platinum or White Gold Ring

Sold for $7,000, October 2014

William Preston Phelps

William Preston Phelps

Sold for $3,250, October 2014

"H.P. Hood and Sons Milk" Single Sided Metal Sign

"H.P. Hood and Sons Milk" Single Sided Metal Sign

Sold for $2,600, October 2014

Chinese Export Famille Rose Porcelain

Chinese Export Famille Rose Porcelain

Sold for $7,000, October 2014

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Auction Highlights

imperial jade necklaces sell for $132,000

Imperial Jade Necklaces Top Estate Auction At The Cobbs

Hot stuff sparkled at The Cobbs on July 6, where fine material, mostly from area collections and estates, held sway.

The runaway favorite of the day was a Twentieth Century lot of two 12-inch imperial jade necklaces in a brilliant green with matching gold color clasps inset with jade beads, one of which had a second gold clasp with jade drops that sold for $132,000. Speaking after the sale, auctioneer Charlie Cobb said mildly, "We are not known for our jewelry, but these did really well!" They were estimated at $1/1,500. The necklaces came from a Baltimore area estate and went to the New York trade... Read complete article

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Mt Chocorua from old barn in Conway by Frank Henry Shapleig sold for $9,500

Frank Henry Shapleigh Oil Sells for $9,500 in July Auction

Frank Henry Shapleigh, (1842-1906), New Hampshire. Oil on canvas, Mr. Chocorua.

The oil on canvas painting of a barn scene with a view of a red cape cod house & shed with Mt Chocorua in the background, signed lower right "FH Shapleigh" and on the verso "Mt Chocorua from old barn in Conway by FH Shapleigh", 10" x 16", appears to be original frame.

Provenance: Collection of White Mountain National Bank.

Price Realized: $9,500

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