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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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Lot of 2 Pieces of Sterling

Lot 182: Lot of 2 Pieces of Sterling

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Description: Lot of 2 Pieces of Sterling: A- a pitcher marked "Read & Barton X758 Paul Revere reproduction", " 91/2 H.P.", 7 5/8" tall, approximately 21+ troy ounces. B- "Sterling" square plate marked "A Stone", 10". Estimate $600-800

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Mother of Pearl Handled Fruit Set

Lot 183: Mother of Pearl Handled Fruit Set

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Description: Mother of Pearl Handled Fruit Set, for twelve, forks and knives in a fitted mahogany veneered box along with two serving spoons, probably silver plate, 19th/20th century. Estimate $300-500

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Four Gorham Sterling Silver Serving Pieces

Lot 184: Four Gorham Sterling Silver Serving Pieces

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Description: Four Gorham Sterling Silver Serving Pieces, matching salad serving fork and spoon with floral decoration, leaf form cake server with initialed handle and a reticulated small spatula marked "Pat. 1913", all hallmarked with "Gorham" anchor. Approximately 11 troy ounces. Also a "Pat. 1899 Rogers & Hamilton," silver plated decorated serving spoon. Estimate $250-350

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Two Silver Plates

Lot 185: Two Silver Plates

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Description: Two Silver Plates, identified on verso, "Hecho a mano, (hand made), 900," scalloped edges, 10 3/4" in diameter, Spanish or So. American. Approximately 31 troy ounces. Estimate $400-600

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Alonzo Perez oil on panel painting of a street scene

Lot 186: Alonzo Perez oil on panel painting of a street scene

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Description: Alonzo Perez 1893-1914, Spain, oil on panel painting of a street scene depicting a painter on a ladder talking to a woman below, signed lower right "M: Alonzo Perez", partial old label on reverse, 10 1/4" x 7 3/4", set in an ornate gilded frame. Estimate $750-1,000

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Mahogany Tip Top Tea Table

Lot 187: Mahogany Tip Top Tea Table

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Description: Mahogany Tip Top Tea Table, a shaped top, spiral shaft supported by a shaped platform ending in 3 paw feet, 28" tall, 19th century Continental. Estimate $400-600

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French Curule Stool

Lot 187A: French Curule Stool

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Description: French Curule Stool upholstered foot rest supported by a curule form mahogany base, 22" x 16" x 20 1/2" tall, 19th century. Estimate $500-700

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French Style Center Table

Lot 187B: French Style Center Table

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Description: French Style Center Table, round 36" diameter rosewood top supported by 3 tapered legs set on a platform base with castor feet, brass inlay and mounts, early 20th century. Estimate $300-500

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English Hepplewhite Mahogany Book Case

Lot 188: English Hepplewhite Mahogany Book Case

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Description: English Hepplewhite Mahogany Book Case, 3 shelves above a horizontal drawer, above flared French feet, paneled back, 37" wide, 55" tall, replaced brass, probably 18th century. Estimate $500-700

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Cased Sailing Ship Model

Lot 189: Cased Sailing Ship Model

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Description: Cased Sailing Ship Model, two masted Barquentine set into simulated water with the original glass and wood case, 19" high x 27" wide x 11 1/2 deep, American or English circa 1850. Estimate: $400-700

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Thomas Jones Barker,  oil on canvas portrait of

Lot 190: Thomas Jones Barker, oil on canvas portrait of "Eames of Brigand"

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Description: Thomas Jones Barker, 1815-1882, British, oil on canvas portrait of "Eames of Brigand," on horseback with 3 hounds, signed lower right, "T. Barker," with coat of arms upper left and inscribed, "In hays 9th yere/AD 1863," 30 1/4" x 25" in an ornate gold gilded wood frame with damage. Frame label on verso, "Wilson & Wheatley, Edinburgh," crackle to canvas. Estimate $1,000-1,500

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Aylesbury Grand Steeple Chase, Pair of Horse Racing Prints

Lot 191: Aylesbury Grand Steeple Chase, Pair of Horse Racing Prints

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Description: "Aylesbury Grand Steeple Chase, "Pair of Horse Racing Prints, "The Brook Scene," and "Coming In,", London Published 1866, J & J Fuller," at their Sporting Gallery, 34 Rathbone Place" W. Alken, Del, C Bently, Sculp. 10" x 17", image size, framed and matted under glass. Estimate $200-300

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Sheraton Mahogany Veneered Box

Lot 192: Sheraton Mahogany Veneered Box

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Description: Sheraton Mahogany Veneered Box, convex corners, oval inlay on top and front, 4 turned feet, divided felt lined interior, 15" wide x 9" deep, x 8 1/2" tall. Early 19th century. Estimate $200-300

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Pair of Hunting Prints

Lot 193: Pair of Hunting Prints

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Description: Pair of Hunting Prints Titled, "Shooting/Flying," and "Hunting Otter," hand colored with coat of arms on the lower margin, 13 1/2" x 8 1/2" sight, reverse painted mat, new framed under glass. Estimate $150-250

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E. Blythe,  oil on canvas of a black race horse

Lot 194: E. Blythe, oil on canvas of a black race horse

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Description: E. Blythe, 19th century, probably English, oil on canvas of a black race horse in its stall, signed lower left "E. Blyth, Pinx. 1838", 10" X 11 5/8", repair, paint loss (needs to be restored). Estimate $200-400.

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Whale Bone and Ivory Swift

Lot 195: Whale Bone and Ivory Swift

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Description: Whale Bone and Ivory Swift, the swift is complete but needs some of the slats to be retied, 20 1/2" tall, 19th century sailor made, American or English shaft, ring tightening nut is a metal replacement. Estimate $900-1,200

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Fox Hunting and Race Horse Prints

Lot 196: Fox Hunting and Race Horse Prints

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Description: Fox Hunting and Race Horse Prints: A - 'Coronation, Derby Stakes Winner 1841,' 19 1/2" x 25 1/2" sight, framed under glass. B - "Aylesbury Steeplechase Plate #3," 22 1/2" x 28 1/2", framed under glass. Estimate $150-250

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Billy The Celebrated Rat Killing Dog, hand colored aqua tint

Lot 197: Billy The Celebrated Rat Killing Dog, hand colored aqua tint

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Description: "Billy The Celebrated Rat Killing Dog," hand colored aqua tint, "1823, April 22," 17 1/2" x 20 5/8" (cut down), framed and matted under glass,, some foxing and staining. Estimate $800-1,200

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William Henry Jackson,  2 photographs of The Denver And Rio Grande Railway

Lot 198: William Henry Jackson, 2 photographs of The Denver And Rio Grande Railway

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Description: William Henry Jackson, 1843-1942, Colorado, lot of 2 photographs of "The Denver And Rio Grande Railway - The Scenic Line of America," one titled "The Portal" the other, "Los Pinos Valley,", both with "W.H. Jackson" printed on bottom of each photograph, and description and title of each location printed on the matt. Both are 24" x 29."Estimate $1,000-1,500

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1800's Paper Advertising Broadside

Lot 199: 1800's Paper Advertising Broadside

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Description: 1800's Paper Advertising Broadside for, "E.S. Heyden, Splendid Daguerreotype Miniatures, Taken in Every Style...," 10" x 12" engraving poster. Estimate $200-300

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Pair of Daguerreotypes

Lot 199A: Pair of Daguerreotypes

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Description: Pair of Daguerreotypes in embossed leather cases, 4 3/4" x 3 3/4", one leather hinge failure, older man and woman, 19th century. Estimate $200-300

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Lot of Eight Daguerreotypes

Lot 199B: Lot of Eight Daguerreotypes

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Description: Lot of Eight Daguerreotypes: 1 child, 2 men and 6 women (including 2 sisters), all in leather embossed cases in as found condition, 2 are missing lids, 2 daguerreotypes with some damage, all in varying sizes. Estimate $400-600

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Chippendale Mahogany Side Chair

Lot 200: Chippendale Mahogany Side Chair

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Description: Chippendale Mahogany Side Chair, 4 carved and pierced ribbons, square straight molded legs, stretcher base, over upholstered shaped seat, 38" tall, 18th century, Massachusetts. Estimate $200-300

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Hulled Corn Painted Bin

Lot 201: Hulled Corn Painted Bin

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Description: "Hulled Corn" Painted Bin, slanted lift lid storage bin in the old salmon painted finish with stenciled lettering at each end, "Hulled Corn," probably made late 19th century, American, 24 1/2" tall x 32" wide x 27 1/2" diameter. Estimate $300-500

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Steam and Sail Warship Boat Model

Lot 202: Steam and Sail Warship Boat Model

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Description: Steam and Sail Warship Boat Model, folksy model reproduction of the warships constructed by the U.S. Navy at the end of the 19th century which used both means of propulsion, probably early 20th century, probably American, 38" long and mounted on a painted wooden display platform, found in Southern N.H. Estimate $200-300

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Cast Iron Elf Andirons

Lot 203: Cast Iron Elf Andirons

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Description: Cast Iron Elf Andirons, puddled cast backs signed, "G Freidhofer," in raised letters, 15 3/4" tall, wrought iron dogs, are probably replacements. Estimate $800-1,200

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Geometric Design Hooked Rug

Lot 204: Geometric Design Hooked Rug

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Description: Geometric Design Hooked Rug, polychrome designs, 54" x 32", conserved, minor central hole, 19/20th century. Estimate $200-300

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Hooked Rug

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Description: Hooked Rug, a multicolored floral border surrounding a central floral group, 2-tone gray background and black border, edge splitting, 70" x 55", early 20th century. Estimate $300-500

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Maple Snake Foot Candle Stand

Lot 205: Maple Snake Foot Candle Stand

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Description: Maple Snake Foot Candle Stand, urn shaft, refinished, 26" tall, 15 1/2" x 16" top, numerous minor repairs, 18th/19th century American. Estimate $100-200

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Paint Decorated Sled

Lot 206: Paint Decorated Sled

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Description: Paint Decorated Sled, metal runners, painted yellow rosettes with black radiating lines, 35" long, surface wear, 19/20th century. Estimate $200-300

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Ivory and Tortoise Shell Cribbage Board

Lot 207: Ivory and Tortoise Shell Cribbage Board

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Description: Ivory and Tortoise Shell Cribbage Board, 14" long with tortoise shell ends, and 5 picks tusk but more recently made, 19th century. Estimate $300-500

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Inlaid Jewelry Box

Lot 208: Inlaid Jewelry Box

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Description: Inlaid Jewelry Box, canted lift top with multiple inlays going around top and edge with the front, sides and back panels inlaid with stars and multiple inlaid designs, late 19th century American, 7" tall x 13" wide x 10" deep, old varnish finish , possible small inlay repairs, interior has a lift out shelf. Estimate $150-250

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Sheraton Field Bed

Lot 209: Sheraton Field Bed

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Description: Sheraton Field Bed, maple and birch transitional rope bed, the front posts are reeded and turned while the back posts are pencil post, arched canopy with side rails fitted for a box spring were replaced, 58" tall (posts) x 53" wide (outside) x 82" long (outside), comes with canopy netting, rebuilt, circa 1800 New England. Estimate $250-500

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Chinese Jadeite Carved Figure

Lot 210: Chinese Jadeite Carved Figure

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Description: Chinese Jadeite Carved Figure of a young boy beating a drum, in a light green color, 6 7/8" tall, 19/20th century. Estimate $200-300

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Chinese Jadeite Carved Female Figure

Lot 211: Chinese Jadeite Carved Female Figure

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Description: Chinese Jadeite Carved Female Figure, in light green color, 7" tall, 19/20th century. Estimate $200-300

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Carved Ivory Smiling Figure of a man

Lot 212: Carved Ivory Smiling Figure of a man

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Description: Carved Ivory Smiling Figure of a man with a lantern in one hand and holding a book with the other, sunflower etching on bottom with a signature and "Japan," 5" tall, 20th century. Estimate $200-300

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Bronze of a Buddha-like Figure

Lot 213: Bronze of a Buddha-like Figure

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Description: Bronze of a Buddha-like Figure holding a winged jar, standing on a circular footed pedestal, 8" tall. Estimate $200-300

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Bronze Figure of a Bear with a Wooden Carved Monkey

Lot 214: Bronze Figure of a Bear with a Wooden Carved Monkey

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Description: Bronze Figure of a Bear with a Wooden Carved Monkey: A - Bear in appearance and posed as a Buddha, signed on the bottom, 7" tall x 8" wide base. B - Carved wooden monkey in "See No Evil" pose, 3 3/4" tall. Estimate $200-400

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Chinese Carved Stone and Yellow Gold Pendent

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Description: Chinese Carved Stone and Yellow Gold Pendent, stone possibly carnelian, 3" tall, gold tested as gold, 20th century. Estimate $300-500

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Mongolian Knife and Chop Stick Travelling Set

Lot 215: Mongolian Knife and Chop Stick Travelling Set

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Description: Mongolian Knife and Chop Stick Travelling Set: A - 9 1/8" long knife, (slight rust), fruitwood handle with decorated brass end with a coral colored stone insert. B - Two ivory chop sticks with decorated brass ends and coral colored stones inserted in end (1 jewel missing), 8 3/4" and 7 3/4" (both have part of the end tips broken. C - Beautiful fruit wood case with flintlock, all over brass curlicue decoration inset with semi-precious stones in coral, blue and whites, has a chain and a cord with a tinder pouch and steel sharpening end. Estimate $400-500

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Asian Bronze Urn

Lot 216: Asian Bronze Urn

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Description: Asian Bronze Urn, baluster form relief decoration, some misshaping, 14 3/4" tall, possibly 19th century. Estimate $200-300

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Long Chinese Scroll

Lot 217: Long Chinese Scroll

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Description: Long Chinese Scroll with calligraphy depicting 8 different serene figural scenes, reading, fishing, playing the flute, drawing, thinking, etc, 22' 7" long x 29 1/4" wide, each scene is 25" high x 24 1/2" wide, rice paper, appears to be 1920's. Estimate $800-1,200

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Chinese Silk Robe

Lot 218: Chinese Silk Robe

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Description: Chinese Silk Robe, blue silk exterior with white lining and decorated with vines/flowers on the front and a peacock on the back in gold thread, appears to be 20th century. Estimate $100-200

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Chinese Silk Jacket

Lot 219: Chinese Silk Jacket

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Description: Chinese Silk Jacket, beautiful blue silk with quilted curlicue black border decorated with butterfly & floral embroidery with appliquéd ribbon with bird and butterfly decoration, applied button loop with buttons marked, "Rich Treble Gilt T W & W M," short length of 26" long x 48" from end of upper sleeve across shoulders to other edge of sleeve, pink silk lining. Appears to be in good condition, 20th century. Estimate $200-400

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Chinese Silk Robe With Skirt and Sash

Lot 219A: Chinese Silk Robe With Skirt and Sash

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Description: Chinese Silk Robe With Skirt and Sash, beautiful ivory robe with colorful bird and floral decoration around neck, sleeve & bottom edges with black ribbon outline beautiful ivory floral embroidery decorated the ivory ground front & back, longer length of 48" long x 53" wide from end of one sleeve across shoulders to other end of sleeve, some staining. Long black silk broom stick pleated skirt (flat in back) with ivory colored band, wrap around and matching black sash, skirt in 2 pieces that detach, band is 22" wide 42" long, 20th century. Estimate $200-400

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Chinese Silk Jacket

Lot 220: Chinese Silk Jacket

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Description: Chinese Silk Jacket, beautiful purple with gold thread embroidery of flowers, all along borders heavy gold decoration of hill like formations with blue thread with flowers emerging, ribbon tie with circular cord tied buttons, short length of 31 1/2" long x 55" from end of one sleeve across shoulders to end of the other sleeve, baby blue lining. Appears to be in good condition, 20th century. Estimate $200-400

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Six Pieces of Miscellaneous Sterling Serving Pieces

Lot 221: Six Pieces of Miscellaneous Sterling Serving Pieces

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Description: Six Pieces of Miscellaneous Sterling Serving Pieces: A- pair of matching spoon and fork marked "Gorham", B- "S. Kirk" pie server with sterling handle, B- "925" over "1000" marked spoon, Approximately .11+ troy ounces. Estimate $200-300

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Miscellaneous Silver Lot

Lot 222: Miscellaneous Silver Lot

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Description: Miscellaneous Silver Lot: cigarette box marked "sterling 411" with initials "E.S.B-JWH. Sept 1, 1954", 7 match boxes (one marked "Tiffany" and 6 marked "Gorham"), "Tiffany & Co." makers sterling, 20958L" ashtray with initials in center 2 5/8" x 2 1/8 ", five "Gorham" marked nut dishes of a 2 3/4" diameter, approximately. 16.5 troy ounces. Estimate $300-500

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Five Miscellaneous Sterling Silver Pieces

Lot 223: Five Miscellaneous Sterling Silver Pieces

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Description: Five Miscellaneous Sterling Silver Pieces: sterling reward bowl marked "Sept. 1, 1954", a bell marked "B & M", and English candle snuffer, a tea strainer and stand marked "J&H", and a large thimble marked "Only a Thimble Full", approximately 8 troy ounces. Estimate $150-200

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Miscellaneous Silver Salts and Spoons

Lot 224: Miscellaneous Silver Salts and Spoons

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Description: Miscellaneous Silver Salts and Spoons: A- Two pairs of sterling salts with cobalt glass inserts, on set marked with Birmingham, England marks and date marked "G", 1779, "D&B" makers mark and "sterling, G.A.B" in separate cartouche marks, B- miscellaneous salt spoons and demitasse spoons and 1 fork, one marked "S. Kirk". Estimate $100-200

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