W.T. Robinson (1852-1934),  Mount Chocorua, 1920

W.T. Robinson (1852-1934), Mount Chocorua, 1920

To be sold October 11, 2014 $1,500-$2,500

Carved Walnut Glass Fronted China Cabinet, attributed to Robert Horner

Carved Walnut Glass Fronted China Cabinet, attributed to Robert Horner

$3,000-$5,000

Birdseye Maple Bedroom Set

Birdseye Maple Bedroom Set

$2,000-$3,000

Louis Vuitton Trunk (1 of 4 Louis Vuitton lots)

Louis Vuitton Trunk (1 of 4 Louis Vuitton lots)

$1,500-$2,500

Polychrome Cut Stemware

Polychrome Cut Stemware

$200 - $300

A very rare and fine Fijian Chief's necklace

A very rare and fine Fijian Chief's necklace

$3,000-$4,000

Antique Serapi Room Size Oriental Rug

Antique Serapi Room Size Oriental Rug

$5,000-$8,000

William Preston Phelps (1847-1917) NH.  Oil on Canvas

William Preston Phelps (1847-1917) NH. Oil on Canvas

The Ted & Carol Hayward Collection, "The Yankee Smuggler Antiques"

The Ted & Carol Hayward Collection, "The Yankee Smuggler Antiques"

Margaret Lee Sgraffito dish and 1808 sampler

Raymond Thibesart (1874-1968), France

Raymond Thibesart (1874-1968), France

Estimate $2,000-$4,000 :

Tiffany & Co. Marquise Diamond Ring

Tiffany & Co. Marquise Diamond Ring

Sold for $58,800 : July, 2013

Tiffany & Co. Diamond Bracelet

Tiffany & Co. Diamond Bracelet

Sold for $54,000 : July, 2013

Fine African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art

Fine African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art

A fine Punu mask

A fine Punu mask

Sold for $18,000 : November, 2013

A fine Bamana Chiwara dancecrest, Mali

A fine Bamana Chiwara dancecrest, Mali

Sold for $3,600 : November, 2013

Pair of bowback Windsor armchairs, c.1800-1815

Pair of bowback Windsor armchairs, c.1800-1815

Frank Henry Shapleigh (1842-1906) NH.  Mt. Chocorua

Frank Henry Shapleigh (1842-1906) NH. Mt. Chocorua

Charles Edwin Lewis Green (1844-1915) MA.  Harbor scene in Cornwall

Charles Edwin Lewis Green (1844-1915) MA. Harbor scene in Cornwall

Alfred Thomas Bricher (1837-1908) NY/NH.  Sea coast scene

Alfred Thomas Bricher (1837-1908) NY/NH. Sea coast scene

Twelve Chinese export paintings on pith paper

Twelve Chinese export paintings on pith paper

Estimate $2,500-$3,500 : To be sold July 5, 2014

Model 1861 3 inch wrought iron ordnance rifle

Model 1861 3 inch wrought iron ordnance rifle

Joseph C. Ropes, oil on canvas of Mount Monadnock

Joseph C. Ropes, oil on canvas of Mount Monadnock

Estimate $7,000-$10,000 : To be sold July 5th 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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