'Old Town Guide Boat', 1951

'Old Town Guide Boat', 1951

To be sold, April 30, Spring Sporting Auction

"Forest, Lake and River" by Frank Johnson, 1902.  Rare subscribers edition.

"Forest, Lake and River" by Frank Johnson, 1902. Rare subscribers edition.

To be sold, April 30, 2016

Sears Gallagher (1869-1955), Watercolor, Ekwanok Country Club

Sears Gallagher (1869-1955), Watercolor, Ekwanok Country Club

To be sold, April 30, 2016

1907 First President's Cup Tournament Trophy

1907 First President's Cup Tournament Trophy

To be offered, April 30 Sporting Auction

Fan Painting Attributed to Katsushika Hokusai

Fan Painting Attributed to Katsushika Hokusai

Sold, January 16, 2016

A Danish Modern Dining Room Set

A Danish Modern Dining Room Set

Sold, January 16, 2016

School of Canaletto, 'Grand Piazza, Venice'

School of Canaletto, 'Grand Piazza, Venice'

Sold, January 16, 2016

John Loftus Noyes, MA/NH (1864-1954)

John Loftus Noyes, MA/NH (1864-1954)

Sold, January 16, 2016

An 18th Century American Needlework Purse

An 18th Century American Needlework Purse

Sold, January 16, 2016

An Exceptional and Old Haida or Tlingit Northwest Coast Mask

An Exceptional and Old Haida or Tlingit Northwest Coast Mask

Sold, November 15, 2015 Fine African and Oceanic Art

Benjamin Champney (1817-1907), Mount Washington

Benjamin Champney (1817-1907), Mount Washington

Sold, October 3, 2015

Diamond Engagement Ring

Diamond Engagement Ring

Sold, October 3, 2015

'Moat Mountain Intervale', School of Champney/Kensett, 1860's

'Moat Mountain Intervale', School of Champney/Kensett, 1860's

Sold, October 3, 2015

Dolls, Toys & Collectibles  -- Selections from a large group

Dolls, Toys & Collectibles -- Selections from a large group

Sold October 3, 2015

18th/19th Century Continental Santos Caged Doll

18th/19th Century Continental Santos Caged Doll

Sold, October 3, 2015

A Schoenhut Circus

A Schoenhut Circus

Sold, October 3, 2015

Alexander James, Oil on Canvas

Alexander James, Oil on Canvas

Sold, October 3, 2015

Sid Willis, Mount Monadnock

Sid Willis, Mount Monadnock

Sold, October 3, 2015

Pair of Warren Platner Wire Armchairs

Pair of Warren Platner Wire Armchairs

Sold for $1,200 July 3, 2015

Light Green Chinese Nephrite Bowl

Light Green Chinese Nephrite Bowl

Sold for $32,500, July 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

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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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