Alfred Dunhill Art Deco Mahogany Humidor

Alfred Dunhill Art Deco Mahogany Humidor

To be sold April 4, 2015

Standing Art Nouveau Leaded Glass Lamp

Standing Art Nouveau Leaded Glass Lamp

To be sold April 4, 2015

School of Paolo Veronese, Sultan Bajazid I

School of Paolo Veronese, Sultan Bajazid I

To be sold April 4, 2015

William Ayer Nash (1898-1942)

William Ayer Nash (1898-1942)

To be sold April 4, 2015

Helenistic Terracotta Figure

Helenistic Terracotta Figure

To be sold April 4, 2015

Shiva Mukka Linga Head

Shiva Mukka Linga Head

To be sold April 4, 2015

Helenistic Double Terracotta Figure

Helenistic Double Terracotta Figure

To be sold April 4, 2015

Han Dynasty Stoneware Jar

Han Dynasty Stoneware Jar

To be sold April 4, 2015

Herculaneum Pottery Pitcher

Herculaneum Pottery Pitcher

To be sold April 4, 2015

Lots 132, 133: Chinese Enamel on Glass Snuff Bottles, Probably Imperial

Lots 132, 133: Chinese Enamel on Glass Snuff Bottles, Probably Imperial

To be sold April 4, 2015

Lots 111, 112:  Han Dynasty Tomb Figure and Soldier Figure

Lots 111, 112: Han Dynasty Tomb Figure and Soldier Figure

To be sold April 4, 2015

Pair of Chinese Tomb Figures, Han Dynasty

Pair of Chinese Tomb Figures, Han Dynasty

To be sold April 4, 2015

William Preston Phelps

William Preston Phelps

To be sold April 4, 2015

Navajo Rug

Navajo Rug

To be sold April 4, 2015

Jewelry, Fine Art, Decorative Arts, Furniture, Asian Art

Jewelry, Fine Art, Decorative Arts, Furniture, Asian Art

April 4, 2015

Jewelry, Fine Art, Decorative Arts, Furniture, Asian Art

Jewelry, Fine Art, Decorative Arts, Furniture, Asian Art

April 4, 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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