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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

(357 Lots)

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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Miscellaneous Silver Lot

Lot 225: Miscellaneous Silver Lot

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Description: Miscellaneous Silver Lot: A- "Shreve Crump & Lowe" set of four salt and peppers marked "sterling 425 reproduction George Washington", 1 1/2" square base x 1 1/2" tall, B- English hallmarked sterling card box with repousse figural decoration on two sides, initials "WT" on another side, 3" tall x 2 1/4" wide x 1 1/2" deep, total of 7 plus troy ounces. Estimate $150-200

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Three Miscellaneous Sterling Marked Candy Dishes

Lot 226: Three Miscellaneous Sterling Marked Candy Dishes

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Description: Three Miscellaneous Sterling Marked Candy Dishes: A- a small apple form marked "Hand Made Sterling" with a diameter of 4 3/4", B- an oblong form initialed inside "4530 T and T" C- a small reticulated punch decorated dish with floral edge with hallmarks of a crown, "M", and "B476 over 6", approximately 12 troy ounces and measuring 6" in diameter. Estimate $300-400

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Lot of Gorham and Tiffany Salts

Lot 227: Lot of Gorham and Tiffany Salts

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Description: Lot of Gorham and Tiffany Salts: A- two "Tiffany & Co., made in England Sterling" salts, small circular design with feet and cobalt glass inserts, some salt oxidization, 2" wide x 1" tall, B- Four "Gorham Sterling 43138, Black Starr Frost, 7" salt and peppers, 5" tall, approximately 10.5 troy ounces. Estimate $250-350

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Large Silver Vanity and Desk Set

Lot 228: Large Silver Vanity and Desk Set

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Description: Large Silver Vanity and Desk Set of 12 Miscellaneous Pieces: 3 brushes, a mirror, frame, letter opener with bone blade, ink blotter, pen holder, 3 jars with silver lids, ink well with glass bottom, and a small picture frame. Not all pieces match, all are marked "Sterling" with various hallmarks and initials. Estimate $400-600

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Silver Plate and Enamel Salt and Peppers

Lot 228A: Silver Plate and Enamel Salt and Peppers

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Description: Silver Plate and Enamel Salt & Peppers, 4 pieces all marked on the bottom "Mapp & Webb. Ltd", blue enamel and gold decorated bodies of which there are two 5" tall pepper shakers, a salt spoon, and an open salt with blue glass liner, 19th/20th century. Estimate $100-200

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Italian School Oil on Canvas of a father coming home

Lot 229: Italian School Oil on Canvas of a father coming home

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Description: Italian School Oil on Canvas of a father coming home and greeting his wife and six children, unsigned but identified on verso in red pen "C. Franchetti", 27 3/4" x 28 3/4", in a gold painted wooden frame with gold painted metal floral corner garnitures, crazing, 19th century. Estimate $300-500

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J. Lempereur, white marble plaque of a Gentleman

Lot 230: J. Lempereur, white marble plaque of a Gentleman

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Description: J. Lempereur, French 19/20th Century, white marble plaque of a Gentleman, signed lower right J. Lempereur, 13" sight in oval oak frame, label on reverse "Institut National Geneviores". Estimate $200-300

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Hermes Travel Clock

Lot 231: Hermes Travel Clock

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Description: "Hermes" Travel Clock, a 2" square clock with oval face, numeric dial marked "Hermes Fab. Suisse", front and edges of burl wood, 20th century. Estimate $300-500

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Silver and Enamel Miniature Clock, marked

Lot 232: Silver and Enamel Miniature Clock, marked "Concorde W.C.0835 Swiss"

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Description: 835 Silver and Enamel Miniature Clock, marked "Concorde W.C.0835 Swiss", lavender enamel with wear, round face marked "Shreve, Crump & Lowe Co.", 1 1/2" tall, handle missing, chip and wear to enamel, 20th century. Estimate $100-200

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Lithograph of

Lot 233: Lithograph of "Ragley in the County of Warwick the Seat of Popham Conway Esq."

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Description: Colored Lithograph of "Ragley in the County of Warwick the Seat of Popham Conway Esq.", 14" x 20" sight, framed and matted under glass. Estimate $300-500

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Lot 234: English Hunt Print of "Mr. John Carleton, and his Fox Hounds"

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Description: English Hunt Print of "Mr. John Carleton, and his Fox Hounds", published October 30th 1839. 13" x 16 3/4" image size, foxing, framed and matted under glass. Estimate $100-200

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Francisque Rebour, signed colored lithograp

Lot 235: Francisque Rebour, signed colored lithograp

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Description: Francisque Rebour, 1800-1900, France, signed colored lithograph of a polo player, marked "#300" lower left in pencil, pencil signed lower right "Francisque Rebour", 19 1/2" x 25 1/2" sight, framed under glass, some toning and margins stains. Estimate $100-200

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G.H. Janssen, painting of a woman with a carriage

Lot 236: G.H. Janssen, painting of a woman with a carriage

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Description: G.H. Janssen, 20th Century Europe, pallet knife on fiber board painting of a woman with a carriage walking along side of a stone cathedral, probably Europe, signed lower right "GH Janssen, 52", 24" x 33", old walnut frame. Estimate $600-900

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Oil on Board painting of a young boy and his dog asleep by the side of the road

Lot 237: Oil on Board painting of a young boy and his dog asleep by the side of the road

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Description: Oil on Board, 19/20th century painting of a young boy and his dog asleep by the side of the road with a London road marker, signed lower left "WAS, Paxt 77", flowers painted on the reverse of the painting, set in a gold gessoed frame with bee decoration, 10" x 12 3/4". Estimate $150-250

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Rudolf Paul Hirschenhauser,  crayon portrait of a young boy

Lot 238: Rudolf Paul Hirschenhauser, crayon portrait of a young boy

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Description: Rudolf Paul Hirschenhauser, Born 1882 Austria, signed left center "Hirschenhauser, 1932", portrait of a young boy. The lable on reverse reads "Crayon Fitz Guttmann-Koenig by Hirschenhauser, Vienna 1932". Estimate $400-600

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Pair of Continental Watercolors

Lot 239: Pair of Continental Watercolors

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Description: Pair of Continental Watercolor Gauche on Paper, still of flowers, 25 1/2" x 20" sight, framed under glass, 20th century. Estimate $600-900

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Domenico Morelli oil on canvas portrait of

Lot 240: Domenico Morelli oil on canvas portrait of "Elma Calve in Carmen"

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Description: Domenico Morelli, 1826-1901, Italy, oil on canvas portrait of "Elma Calve in Carmen" (famous opera singer 1852-1942), identified on verso, signed lower right "D. Morelli", 14" x 11", in a silver painted frame, comes with her biography book. Estimate $1,000-2,000

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White Metal Casting of Hermes

Lot 241: White Metal Casting of Hermes

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Description: White Metal Casting of Hermes with a bronze patina, 21" tall, missing marble base, probably 19th century Continental. Estimate $200-300

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Tartan Ware Box, with 5 volumes by

Lot 242: Tartan Ware Box, with 5 volumes by "Scott"

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Description: Tartan Ware Box, with 5 volumes by "Scott", leather spines with various tartan designs on covers, box lid and sides damaged, 6 1/2" x 7 1/2", 19th century. Estimate $200-300

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Nalini Jayasuriya, mixed media on cloth of

Lot 243: Nalini Jayasuriya, mixed media on cloth of "Solomon and the Queen of Sheba"

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Description: Nalini Jayasuriya, Contemporary, Sri Lanka, C.T., mixed media on cloth of "Solomon and the Queen of Sheba", identified on verso, signed lower right "Nalini, 81", 24 1/4" x 15 3/4", matted and framed under glass. Estimate $600-800

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William Huggins,  oil on canvas landscape

Lot 244: William Huggins, oil on canvas landscape

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Description: William Huggins, 1820-1884, UK, oil on canvas landscape of a village scene with a farmer walking 2 cows, signed and inscribed lower right, "Bilston, 1845 W. Huggins. " 9" x 13 1/4", probably the original ornate gold frame with the artist's name impressed lower center, lined some time ago. Estimate $800-1,200

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Rosenthal Porcelain Image of the Hermit, Koninck

Lot 245: Rosenthal Porcelain Image of the Hermit, Koninck

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Description: Rosenthal Porcelain Image of the Hermit, Koninck, "Rosenthal, Germany" stamp on verso with "Eisieidler (Hermit) von S. Koninck, 1609-1659', stratsgalerie, Aresden" identification. 10" x 8", in a beautiful gold and wooden frame. Estimate $400-700

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Pair of Sheraton Fancy Chairs

Lot 246: Pair of Sheraton Fancy Chairs

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Description: Pair of Sheraton Fancy Chairs, black with gold decoration, new fiber rush seats, 33 1/2", 19th century, English. Estimate $100-200

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Colored Engraving After Gellee Claude de Lorrain

Lot 247: Colored Engraving After Gellee Claude de Lorrain

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Description: Colored Engraving After Gellee Claude de Lorrain, titled "Soleil Couchant Sur Mer", sailing ships at a Holland Port by La Chausse, 16" x 22" sight, framed and matted under glass, some staining. Estimate 800-1,200

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Bokhara Prayer Oriental Rug

Lot 248: Bokhara Prayer Oriental Rug

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Description: Bokhara Prayer Oriental Rug, 60" x 48", early 20th century, overall wear and some edge and fringe loss. Estimate $200-300

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Baluchistan Prayer Oriental Rug

Lot 249: Baluchistan Prayer Oriental Rug

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Description: Baluchistan Prayer Oriental Rug, 53" x 31", early 20th century, edge wear, overall wear. Estimate $100-200

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Chinese Silver Scroll Weights

Lot 250: Chinese Silver Scroll Weights

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Description: Chinese Silver Scroll Weights, rectangular form with one side having the "zu yin" pure silver mark and the other with raised relief designs of a dragon and bird with a 5 character saying in between, 9" x 7/8", approximately 9.2 troy ounces weight. Estimate $400-700

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Chinese Porcelain Covered Jar

Lot 251: Chinese Porcelain Covered Jar

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Description: Chinese Porcelain Covered Jar, baluster form, white background with orange foo dogs over all and finial, 34" tall, 20th century Republic period. Estimate $300-500

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Standing Buddha

Lot 252: Standing Buddha

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Description: Standing Buddha, monochrome and turquoise blue porcelain, 36" tall, minor glaze chips around base, probably 19th century. Estimate $200-300

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Pair of Japanese Pottery Platters

Lot 253: Pair of Japanese Pottery Platters

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Description: Pair of Japanese Pottery Platters, low serving platters, possibly 18th century Tsubo Echizen, oval unidentified mark on end, 18" long x 15" wide, dark brown modeled glaze. Estimate 300-400

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Chinese Carved Ivory Card Case

Lot 254: Chinese Carved Ivory Card Case

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Description: Chinese Carved Ivory Card Case, ornately carved design of people, garden and buildings, damage to end of lid, 3/4" x 1 3/4" wide, 19th century. Estimate $300-500

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Japanese Carved Ivory Female Figure

Lot 255: Japanese Carved Ivory Female Figure

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Description: Japanese Carved Ivory Female Figure, a child on her back in formal attire, 6" tall, red character signature on bottom, 19th/20th century. Estimate $200-300

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Chinese Carved Bone Figures

Lot 256: Chinese Carved Bone Figures

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Description: Chinese Carved Bone Figures, 2 1/4" tall back to back, boy children wearing only blouses, ivory or bone, hole drilled down middle behind their backs top to bottom, some wear. Estimate 200-300

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Japanese Ivory Miniature Carving of a Peasant

Lot 257: Japanese Ivory Miniature Carving of a Peasant

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Description: Japanese Ivory Miniature Carving of a Peasant wrapping a large bundle of sheaves, signed on the bottom, 2" tall. Provenance: A Wisconsin collection. Estimate $200-300

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Carved Chinese Center Table

Lot 258: Carved Chinese Center Table

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Description: Carved Chinese Center Table, a round top above ornate shaped skirt supported by 4 cabriole legs with turtles on the knees, 29" diameter by 30" tall, 19th/ 20th century. Estimate $400-700

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Chinese Mother of Pearl Inlaid Fern Stand

Lot 259: Chinese Mother of Pearl Inlaid Fern Stand

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Description: Chinese Mother of Pearl Inlaid Fern Stand, marble inset top, shaped skirt cross stretcher connecting 4 cabriole legs, 36" tall by 12" diameter, 19th/20th century. Estimate $200-300

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Chinese Carved Low Table with Mother of Pearl Inlay

Lot 260: Chinese Carved Low Table with Mother of Pearl Inlay

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Description: Chinese Carved Low Table with Mother of Pearl Inlay, a black and white marble inset top, carved skirt , curled legs and paw feet, small mother of pearl loss, 13" diameter by 20 1/2" tall, 19th/20th century. Estimate $200-300

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Modern Chippendale Style Mantle Clock

Lot 261: Modern Chippendale Style Mantle Clock

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Description: Modern Chippendale Style Mantle Clock, brass mounts, finials, handle, feet and face on wooden case, dial marked, "Gesoes," 20th century, brass works marked, "Franz Hermic." Estimate $100-200

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Chippendale Style Mantle Clock

Lot 262: Chippendale Style Mantle Clock

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Description: Chippendale Style Mantle Clock, dial and works marked, "F.W. Elliot Ltd," 8 day brass Westminster & Whittington chimes, 8 1/2" wide x 11" tall, 20th century. Estimate $200-300

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English Mahogany Empire Style Stand

Lot 263: English Mahogany Empire Style Stand

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Description: English Mahogany Empire Style Stand, galleried top above a single horizontal drawer supported above a single horizontal drawer, supported by a spiral carved shaft on a platform ending in 4 shaped feet, 20th century. Estimate $100-200

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French Travel Toiletries Case, ivory accessories

Lot 264: French Travel Toiletries Case, ivory accessories

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Description: French Travel Toiletries Case, black leather satchel with 18 pieces of French ivory toilet accessories inside the case, 14" wide x 9" tall, 19/20th century, one seam split on the case. Estimate $200-300

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Mediterranean Style Pottery Jar

Lot 265: Mediterranean Style Pottery Jar

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Description: Mediterranean Style Pottery Jar, double handled, green glazed interior, 20" tall 20th century or earlier. Estimate $100-200

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English Cast Iron Kettle

Lot 266: English Cast Iron Kettle

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Description: English Cast Iron Kettle with a brass spout and finial, marked on lid, "Clark 3 gall," swivel hook handle, 13" tall including lid, 19th century. Estimate $100-200

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William H. Partridge oil on board of a White Mountain scene

Lot 267: William H. Partridge oil on board of a White Mountain scene

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Description: William H. Partridge, 1858-1938, MA, oil on board of a White Mountain scene landscape of a wooded hill looking towards the mountain range, signed lower right, "W.H. Partridge, 1929," 20" x 23 3/4", in a gold painted frame. Estimate $300-500

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Charles George Copeland, watercolor on paper of Boston, Mass 1774 colonial scene

Lot 268: Charles George Copeland, watercolor on paper of Boston, Mass 1774 colonial scene

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Description: Charles George Copeland, 1858-1945, MA, watercolor on paper of Boston, Mass 1774 colonial scene, signed "Copeland 91," right center, titled on the top and banner on the bottom for John Hancock Insurance Co. 12 1/2" x 22 1/2" sight, framed and matted under glass. Estimate $200-300

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Coulton Waugh, titled lower left,

Lot 269: Coulton Waugh, titled lower left, "Late afternoon -Gloucester Harbor"

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Description: Coulton Waugh, 1896-1973, New York, pencil signed lower right, titled lower left, "Late afternoon -Gloucester Harbor," colored black print, 8 1/2" x 7" sight, framed and matted under glass, 20th century. Estimate $100-200

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Persian Scatter Rug

Lot 269A: Persian Scatter Rug

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Description: Persian Scatter Rug, a red field with overall boteh design, some blue accents, some wear, 6' 10" x 4' 4", 20th century. Estimate $200-300

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Mongolian Carved Ivory Snuff Figure Riding a Yak

Lot 270: Mongolian Carved Ivory Snuff Figure Riding a Yak

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Description: Mongolian Carved Ivory Snuff Figure Riding a Yak, carrying a bead 2 1/2" tall x 2 1/4" long, missing part of rear foot and top of head was probably a stopper, upper body possibly a different material, probably 19th century. Estimate $300-500

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Chinese Reverse Painted Glass Snuff

Lot 271: Chinese Reverse Painted Glass Snuff

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Description: Chinese Reverse Painted Glass Snuff, one side with birds in a tree the other a mountain scene, both with gold background, character signed on bottom, 2 3/4" tall including the lid, 19/20th century. Estimate $200-300

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Chinese Carved Stone Laughing Buddha

Lot 272: Chinese Carved Stone Laughing Buddha

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Description: Chinese Carved Stone Laughing Buddha, opaque white stone depicting a seated Buddha, 6 1/2" tall, 20th century. Estimate $200-300

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