C. Haager, Belgian, Late 18thC., two miniature carved Ivory pictures

C. Haager, Belgian, Late 18thC., two miniature carved Ivory pictures

To be sold July 3, 2015

After Guillaume Coustou, France (1716-1777)  'The Horse Trainer'

After Guillaume Coustou, France (1716-1777) 'The Horse Trainer'

To be sold July 3, 2015

European Crusader Style Drawings

European Crusader Style Drawings

To be sold July 3, 2015

Early Persian Glazed Architectural Tile

Early Persian Glazed Architectural Tile

To be sold July 3, 2015

Elizabethan Portrait of a Young Woman

Elizabethan Portrait of a Young Woman

To be sold July 3, 2015

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836-1912)

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836-1912)

To be sold July 3, 2015

A Republic Period Chinese Jade Brush Pot

A Republic Period Chinese Jade Brush Pot

To be sold July 3, 2015

Selections from the Underwood Collection of Antique Netsukes

Selections from the Underwood Collection of Antique Netsukes

Approximately 40 18th/19th Century Netsukes, to be sold July 3, 2015

Miniature Kinglet, by Jessie Blackstone

Miniature Kinglet, by Jessie Blackstone

To be sold July 3, 2015

Miniature Chickadee, by Jessie Blackstone

Miniature Chickadee, by Jessie Blackstone

To be sold July 3, 2015

Pair of A.L. Ries Mallard Decoys

Pair of A.L. Ries Mallard Decoys

To be sold July 3, 2015

Sheraton New Hampshire Mahogany Card Table

Sheraton New Hampshire Mahogany Card Table

To be sold July 3, 2015

Pair of Warren Platner Wire Armchairs

Pair of Warren Platner Wire Armchairs

To be sold July 3, 2015

Joseph Riviere, France, 1912-1961

Joseph Riviere, France, 1912-1961

To be sold July 3, 2015

Standing Art Nouveau Leaded Glass Lamp

Standing Art Nouveau Leaded Glass Lamp

Sold for $5,500, April 2015

William Preston Phelps

William Preston Phelps

Sold for $3,250, April 2015

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

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

Sold for $4,750

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

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

Sold for $14,000

H.L. Matile 18K Pocket Watch

H.L. Matile 18K Pocket Watch

Sold for $6,000

Set of Four Paint Decorated Step Down Windsor Chairs

Set of Four Paint Decorated Step Down Windsor Chairs

Sold for $7,000

Chinese Export Famille Rose Porcelain

Chinese Export Famille Rose Porcelain

Sold for $7,000, October 2014

Charlestown Stoneware Water Cooler

Charlestown Stoneware Water Cooler

Sold for $10,000, October 2014

A.T. Hibbard (1886-1972); New England.  "Winter Landscape"

A.T. Hibbard (1886-1972); New England. "Winter Landscape"

Sold for $4,500 October 2014

Paul Storr Silver Tureen and Tray, English, 1771-1844

Paul Storr Silver Tureen and Tray, English, 1771-1844

Sold for $30,000 : July, 2013

Anthony Thieme (1888-1954), Rockport, MA  "Sunlight and Shade, Charleston,"

Anthony Thieme (1888-1954), Rockport, MA "Sunlight and Shade, Charleston,"

Sold for $27,000 : January, 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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A very Fine and rare silver Jewish Passover bowl A very Fine and rare silver Jewish Passover bowl

Fine Jewelry, European, Asian, and American Art and Antiques, Jul. 3, 2015

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