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

Charlestown Stoneware Water Cooler

Charlestown Stoneware Water Cooler

Sold for $10,000, October 2014

1928 $20 US Gold Coin

1928 $20 US Gold Coin

Sold for $1,100 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

Chinese Beehive Water Pot

Chinese Beehive Water Pot

Sold for $2,000, October 2014

Tiffany & Co. Sterling Flatware Set

Tiffany & Co. Sterling Flatware Set

Sold for $3,250, October 2014

William Frederick De Haas (1830-1880).  Oil on Board

William Frederick De Haas (1830-1880). Oil on Board

Sold for $4,500, October 2014

Ross Moffett (1888-1971).  Oil on Board; "Clam Diggers"

Ross Moffett (1888-1971). Oil on Board; "Clam Diggers"

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

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

Model 1861 3 inch wrought iron ordnance rifle

Model 1861 3 inch wrought iron ordnance rifle

Sold for $31,000, July 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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