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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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C1930 German Cast Iron Santa Claus Tree Stand C1930 German Cast Iron Santa Claus Tree Stand

Important Fine Art and Antiques Auction, Apr. 30, 2022

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