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Auction Description for The Cobbs: Fine Art and Antiques January 5th
Viewing Notes:
Open Preview Times: Thursday January 3rd, 10am to 5pm. Friday January 4th, 10amto 7pm. Saturday January 5th, 8am to 10am. Or by Appointment
Sale Notes:
For larger high resolution images of the lots in the sale please see our website at www.thecobbs.com

Fine Art and Antiques January 5th

by The Cobbs


357 lots | 354 with images

January 5, 2013

Live Auction

50 Jaffrey Road

Peterborough, NH, 03458 USA

Phone: +1 603.924.6361

Fax: +1 603 924 9089

Email: info@thecobbs.com

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Mexican Blanket with geometric patterns

Lot 137: Mexican Blanket with geometric patterns

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Description: Mexican Blanket with geometric patterns in red, blue and white and 2 diamonds near center in green. All on a dark brown and light brown field. Blanket is made of two 28 1/2" wide loomed sections attached at their center, 6' 5" long x 4' 10" wide. There is a 3' long section of damage at the top edge where a piece of fabric has been sewn on to facilitate hanging of the blanket for display. Estimate $500-600

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Lot of Three Native American Made Items

Lot 138: Lot of Three Native American Made Items

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Description: Lot of Three Native American Made Items: A - Catlinite pipe bowl, 3 3/4" wide x 3 1/2" high. B - Bead work sash or belt, 38" long, missing 1 or 2 pieces of its fringe. C - Leather belt with woven decoration, as is. Estimate $100-150

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Reverse Painted Glass Shade

Lot 139: Reverse Painted Glass Shade

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Description: Reverse Painted Glass Shade, Native American scene, rust colored background with muted black and polychrome decoration, 24 1/4" diameter, probably early 20th century. Estimate $600-800

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Native American Par fleche bag

Lot 140: Native American Par fleche bag

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Description: Native American Par fleche (untanned animal hide), bag. Front of the par fleche has 2 polychrome panels decorated with symmetrical geometric patterns, 11" high x 23" wide. Estimate $200-300

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Native American Arrow

Lot 141: Native American Arrow

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Description: Native American Arrow, in a museum quality matted and framed behind glass shadow box. Arrow is 24 3/4" long. Inscription below arrow reads, "Ute Indian child's arrow used in bird hunting. This arrow was made in the Pacific Northwest circa 1880." Estimate $200-30

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Native American

Lot 142: Native American "Hopi" Kachina Doll

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Description: Native American "Hopi" Kachina Doll, with polychrome decoration and feather accents. Some paint losses and pieces missing from feet, fractures at shoulder joints and objects missing from hands, 11" tall, mounted on a steel display base. Estimate $200-300

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Lot of Two Branding Irons

Lot 142A: Lot of Two Branding Irons

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Description: Lot of Two Branding Irons: A - Hand wrought "V", 20" long. B - Hand wrought, "Wb," 10" long. Estimate $100-150

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Milo Baughman 1960's era designed sofa with chromed steel legs. Produced by

Lot 143: Milo Baughman 1960's era designed sofa with chromed steel legs. Produced by "Thayer Coggin"

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Description: Milo Baughman, 1923-2003, 1960's era designed sofa with chromed steel legs. Produced by "Thayer Coggin," of High Point North Carolina, 10' long x 26" high x 33 1/2" deep, 15" seat height. Estimate $200-300

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Pairpoint

Lot 144: Pairpoint "Seagull" Pattern Artist signed Table Lamp

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Description: Pairpoint "Seagull" Pattern Artist signed Table Lamp, Chipped ice surface, Copley form shade is reverse paint decorated with flying seagulls. Shade is stamped on its rim, "The Pairpoint Corp.'n," and stamped by the artist, "F Rae. "Chipped ice surface lamp base is also hand painted in a matching "Seagull," pattern and sits on a mahogany footing. , 25" tall, shade is under 20" in diameter. In excellent condition. Estimate $3000-4,000

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Pairpoint marked  French Style Lamp

Lot 145: Pairpoint marked French Style Lamp

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Description: Pairpoint marked French Style Lamp, marble base with a reverse painted lamp shade depicting a colorful treed country scene. Shade ink stamped in gold on edge of rim. "The Pairpoint Corp'n." Brass colored metal bouilotte style base with decorative bubble filled ovoid shaped glass accent at its center, base is 25 1/2" tall and shade is 15 3/4" in diameter. Excellent condition. Estimate $1,500-2,500

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Unsigned Lamp With Textured Milk Glass Base

Lot 146: Unsigned Lamp With Textured Milk Glass Base

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Description: Unsigned Lamp With Textured Milk Glass Base and 6 paneled one piece chipped ice shade with stenciled and reverse painted decoration of birds by a bridge over a pond. Lamp base is 24" tall and shade is 14" across, a small chip on inside of shades rim with a 1/4" crack. Estimate $300-400

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Unsigned Patinated Cast Bronze Lamp Base

Lot 147: Unsigned Patinated Cast Bronze Lamp Base

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Description: Unsigned Patinated Cast Bronze Lamp Base with art nouveaux stylized floral decoration and a 6 panel pillow shaped slag glass shade with green patinated leafy flourishes at the base of each panel. One panel of the shade is in 4 pieces. Lamp base is 22 1/5" tall and shade is 17" at widest. Estimate $400-600

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The Globe-Wernicke Co. Mahogany Stacking Bookcases

Lot 148: The Globe-Wernicke Co. Mahogany Stacking Bookcases

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Description: "The Globe-Wernicke Co." Mahogany Stacking Bookcases with Leaded Glass Door, stack of 3 bookcase sections with a single drawer base section, tow panes of glass are cracked in one sections door, each bookshelf section measures 49" high x 34" wide x 11" deep. Estimate $400-500

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Paul Revere Pottery Vase

Lot 148A: Paul Revere Pottery Vase

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Description: Paul Revere Pottery Vase, artist signed paneled sides, stamp on base of horse and rider, 19" tall, probably early 20th century, runny blue color. Estimate $600-800

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Royal Copenhagen, Denmark Vase

Lot 149: Royal Copenhagen, Denmark Vase

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Description: "Royal Copenhagen, Denmark" Vase, artist signed on base (see photos), decoration depicts geese flying over the country side, measures 10" high x 6 1/2" in diameter. Estimate $200-300

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Two Burmese Glass Vases

Lot 150: Two Burmese Glass Vases

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Description: Two Burmese Glass Vases, yellow to peach color, matte finish, 9 1/2" tall, fluid rim and an 8 1/2" tall bottle form, both hand blown with polished pontil, 19th century. Estimate $200-400

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A Burmese Glass Trumpet Vase

Lot 151: A Burmese Glass Trumpet Vase

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Description: A Burmese Glass Trumpet Vase, 16 1/2" tall, yellow to peach, polished pontil, 19/20th century. Estimate $200-300

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Roseville Pottery

Lot 152: Roseville Pottery "Dahlrose" Pattern Jardinière

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Description: Roseville Pottery "Dahlrose" Pattern Jardinière, 10" high x 13 1/2 wide. Estimate $200-300

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John Stockton deMartelly, print  being sold along with catalogs from two of deMartelly's expositions

Lot 153: John Stockton deMartelly, print being sold along with catalogs from two of deMartelly's expositions

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Description: John Stockton deMartelly, 1903-1979, American, print is being sold along with catalogs from two of deMartelly's expositions (1970 and 1986), believed to be 1 of about 5o prints produced in the 1960's. This print titled "Girl with a Dove" is from the artist's estate and was signed by the artist's son in pencil "John S. deMartelly..." and has been stamped with an estate stamp which reads "Collection of Michael deMartelly", 29 3/4" H x 22" W. Estimate $75-100

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Edmund K. Yaghjian,  oil on board

Lot 154: Edmund K. Yaghjian, oil on board

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Description: Edmund K. Yaghjian, 1903-1997, South Carolina, oil on board in mostly orange, brown and green hues of a young girl reading while lying down, signed upper right "Yaghjian", described on verso as "Susan Reading" and under her name "Yaghjian", 19 3/4" X 30" in a painted wooden frame. Estimate $600-800

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Elizabeth Duquette,  oil on Masonite of Oriental figures

Lot 155: Elizabeth Duquette, oil on Masonite of Oriental figures

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Description: Elizabeth Duquette, 20th century, USA, oil on Masonite of Oriental figures with birds, signed lower right "Elizabeth Duquette", 22" x 18", in an older carved wooden frame.Artist was married to Tony Duquette, artist & designer for the famous including Doris Duke, Hawaii lable on back where Duke had her estate. Estimate $700-900

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Herbert Laurence Davidson, oil on canvas of a young girl

Lot 156: Herbert Laurence Davidson, oil on canvas of a young girl

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Description: Herbert Laurence Davidson, 1930-, IL, oil on canvas of a young girl sitting in a chair in an undershirt, pulling aside a curtain to look out the window, signed lower right, "Herbert Davidson," 24" x 36", nicely framed., Estimate $2,500-3,500

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Edgar Leeteg, oil on velvet, portrait of an Indonesian man

Lot 157: Edgar Leeteg, oil on velvet, portrait of an Indonesian man

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Description: Edgar Leeteg, 1904-1953, US/Tahiti, oil on velvet, portrait of an Indonesian man, signed lower left "E.Leeteg", 26" x 20", paper label on brown paper covering the back of the frame reads "Davis Gallery, Where picture framing is an art, Honolulu Hawaii. Estimate $500-700

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Edward Gorey,

Lot 158: Edward Gorey,"Mystery!" Theatre Poster by Edward Gorey for the PBS television series

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Description: Edward Gorey, 1925-2000, American, "Mystery!" Theatre Poster by Edward Gorey for the PBS television series, print is signed lower right in felt-tip pen "Edward Gorey", matted and framed behind Plexiglas, frame measures 50" H x 34 3/4" W. Estimate $200-300

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Edward Gorey,

Lot 159: Edward Gorey, "The Gashleycrumb Tinies" Poster

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Description: Edward Gorey, 1925-2000, American, "The Gashleycrumb Tinies" Poster, signed with felt-tip pen lower right "Edward Gorey", matted and framed behind glass, frame measures 40" high x 25 1/2" wide. Estimate $200-300

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Thomas Moser, handmade maple Windsor style armchair

Lot 160: Thomas Moser, handmade maple Windsor style armchair

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Description: Thomas Moser, handmade maple Windsor style armchair with oak spindles, inscribed on the underside of the seat "Thos. Moser Chair makers New Gloucester, ME. 1981, Dick Gagne", 9" long hairline crack in seat from shrinkage around right front leg. Estimate $300-400

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John Thurston Marshall, oil on canvas abstract of

Lot 161: John Thurston Marshall, oil on canvas abstract of "Gray Harbor"

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Description: John Thurston Marshall, 1908-1982, MA, oil on canvas abstract of "Gray Harbor" identified on verso, signed left center "J. Thurston Marshall", 24" x 36" in a modern frame. Estimate $700-900

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John Thurston Marshall, oil on canvas

Lot 162: John Thurston Marshall, oil on canvas "Spring in Princeton"

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Description: John Thurston Marshall, oil on canvas identified on verso "Spring in Princeton" of an abstract scene, signed left center "J. Thurston Marshall", 24" x 36" in a modern frame. Estimate $800-1,000.

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Leonardo M. Nierman,  oil on board abstract

Lot 162A: Leonardo M. Nierman, oil on board abstract

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Description: Leonardo M. Nierman, 1932 - , New York/Mexico, oil on board abstract painting of city lights, signed lower right, "Nierman 65," 15 5/8" x 23 1/2", unframed. Estimate $700-900

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Henri Bendel Evening Coat

Lot 162B: Henri Bendel Evening Coat

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Description: Henri Bendel Evening Coat, beautiful silk brocade in floral & leaf decoration in colors of gold, reds, orange and pink, "Henri Bendel, New York," label, purchased by the consignor at Henri Bendel's in the 1950's and told that this was a design by Arnold Scaasi," (not marked Scaasi). Full length, short sleeves. Estimate $800-1,200

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Five Piece Desk Set,  sterling on bronze

Lot 162C: Five Piece Desk Set, sterling on bronze

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Description: Five Piece Desk Set, includes a letter holder, 3 1/2" tall x 3 7/8" wide, marked on side, "1176 AMS (inside a diamond shape), sterling on bronze PAT. Aug. 27.12"; an 8 1/4" letter opener; a 5 7/8" pen holder; a double lidded ink with glass ink well 2 1/2" tall x 3 1/2" (at widest), 19" long blotter with 4 metal corners. All with simple design of birds on a branch, early 1900's. Estimate $200-400

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Shiraz Scatter Size Rug

Lot 163: Shiraz Scatter Size Rug

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Description: Shiraz Scatter Size Rug, central ivory medallion surrounded by geometric style flowers on a red ground with blue cut corners, 61" x 74", light overall wear, 20th century Persian. Estimate $500-700

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Shiraz Scatter Size Oriental Rug

Lot 164: Shiraz Scatter Size Oriental Rug

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Description: Shiraz Scatter Size Oriental Rug, ivory center medallion on a red larger medallion surrounded by a blue field with corner blocks, light wear, 20th century Persian. Estimate $500-700

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Pair of Chinese Snuff Bottles

Lot 165: Pair of Chinese Snuff Bottles

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Description: Pair of Chinese Snuff Bottles, decorated with mandarin people on a white background, 3" tall, missing lids, 19th century. Estimate $200-300

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Chinese Glass Snuff Bottle with Lid

Lot 166: Chinese Glass Snuff Bottle with Lid

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Description: Chinese Glass Snuff Bottle with Lid, white background with raised red cut decoration of fishermen, 3" tall, signed on the side, 19th/20th century. Estimate $200-300

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Two Chinese Porcelain Snuff Bottle

Lot 167: Two Chinese Porcelain Snuff Bottle

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Description: Two Chinese Porcelain Snuff Bottles, blue and white decoration, a 3 1/2" bottle form and a 3 3/4" cylindrical form, both with lids, 19th/20th century. Estimate $200-300

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Japanese Porcelain Arita Bowl

Lot 168: Japanese Porcelain Arita Bowl

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Description: Japanese Porcelain Arita Bowl, scalloped blue and white decorated panel on interior, 19th/20th century, 10 1/8" diameter. Estimate $300-500

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Chinese Pottery Shishi

Lot 169: Chinese Pottery Shishi

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Description: Chinese Pottery Shishi, polychrome green, blue, yellow and white glaze, 16" tall, 18th/19th century. Estimate $300-500

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9 Chinese Rank Badge Panels

Lot 170: 9 Chinese Rank Badge Panels

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Description: 9 Chinese Rank Badge Panels, embroidery on silk, double sided with metal threads (possibly gold), 11" square, bird motif, some floral and including a round table mat and one-half of a badge, 19th/20th century. Estimate $600-900

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Lot of Chinese Embroidery on Silk

Lot 171: Lot of Chinese Embroidery on Silk

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Description: Lot of Chinese Embroidery on Silk, various fragments, a collar, sashes, etc., 19th/20th century. Estimate $300-500

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Three Chinese Silk Panels

Lot 172: Three Chinese Silk Panels

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Description: Three Chinese Silk Panels, a pair 42" high x 11" wide with gold decoration, and a single woven runner 55" x 16" with a black border and tassels, 19th/20th century. Estimate $300-500

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Pair of Chinese Export Rose Medallion Candlesticks

Lot 173: Pair of Chinese Export Rose Medallion Candlesticks

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Description: Pair of Chinese Export Rose Medallion Candlesticks, 7" tall bell form, shallow candle cups, 19th century. Estimate $200-400

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Chinese Wooden Food Carrier

Lot 174: Chinese Wooden Food Carrier

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Description: Chinese Wooden Food Carrier, brass mounts and embellishments, multiple drawers and compartments, 19th/20th century. Provenance: Walpole, N.H. Estate Collection. Estimate $300-500

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Ushabti, Egyptian Tomb Figure

Lot 175: Ushabti, Egyptian Tomb Figure

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Description: "Ushabti," Egyptian Tomb Figure, light green faience figure of the buried pharaoh, 5 1/2" tall, has an ancient saying down the back side, appears to be of the period but was not tested so you must use your own judgment on age. Provenance: Written certification that they were purchased from the grand-daughter of Henry Harmon Chamberlain (1873-1951), who acquired them during a dig in Egypt late 19th century. Estimate $800-1,200

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Ushabti, Egyptian Tomb Figure

Lot 176: Ushabti, Egyptian Tomb Figure

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Description: "Ushabti," Egyptian Tomb Figure, light green faience figure of the buried pharaoh, 5 1/2" tall, has an ancient saying down the back side, appears to be of the period but was not tested so you must use your own judgment on age. Provenance: Written certification that they were purchased from the grand-daughter of Henry Harmon Chamberlain (1873-1951), who acquired them during a dig in Egypt late 19th century. Estimate $800-1,200

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Inyoira Ubuo, Contemporary, water on paper of a Balinese scene

Lot 177: Inyoira Ubuo, Contemporary, water on paper of a Balinese scene

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Description: Inyoira Ubuo, Contemporary, Bali, water on paper of a Balinese scene with a man and a woman in a whimsical forest scene, signed lower right "Inyoira Ubuo, Bali", 4" 3 1/2" sight, framed and matted under glass. Estimate $150-250

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The Holy Family, watercolor, pencil and gold oil on paper

Lot 178: The Holy Family, watercolor, pencil and gold oil on paper

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Description: The Holy Family, watercolor, pencil and gold oil on paper, unsigned, 8 3/4" x 6 3/4" sight, paper was cut down, framed under glass, possibly 19th South American. Estimate $100-200

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Greek Icon of St. George Slaying the Dragon

Lot 179: Greek Icon of St. George Slaying the Dragon

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Description: Greek Icon of St. George Slaying the Dragon, egg tempera, silver clad, embossed with Greek letters, illegible hallmark, 9 1/8" x 6 5/8, silver halo has some breaks, 19th century. Estimate $400-600

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Hand Hammered Tall Silver Pitcher

Lot 180: Hand Hammered Tall Silver Pitcher

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Description: Hand Hammered Tall Silver Pitcher, amphora form, elongated curved lip, scrolled handle on a circular flat base around a circular tapering body. "0,900" hallmark inside a shield with unknown mark, probably Italian, slight dent on one side, approximately 32 troy ounces. Estimate $900-1,200

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Ornate Sterling Silver Bowl

Lot 181: Ornate Sterling Silver Bowl

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Description: Ornate Sterling Silver Bowl, beautiful floral and leaf with scrolled relief design, initialed bottom, with 6 sided floral contoured center marked " Bailey Banks & Biddle Co.", also marked "sterling 11" and numbers "2369", approximately 12 troy ounces. Estimate $300-400

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