America's Hometown Antiques & Estate Auction September 10, 2013

Important Woods Hole Oceanographic Painting by Ralph Eugene Cahoon Jr., Rare Judaica, Meiji Period Bronze Statuary and Militaria Featured In America's Hometown Auction September 10th.
PLYMOUTH, Mass. - Sept. 4, 2013 - PRLog -- PLYMOUTH, MA – On September 10, 2013 at 6:00PM J. James Auctioneers & Appraisers will auction off an original 1977 oil on artist board, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute commissioned painting by celebrated Cape Cod artist Ralph Eugene Cahoon, Jr. (1910 - 1982). Every artistic element a collector and enthusiast could wish for is included in this important work of art:  playful mermaids netted by Jack Tar sailors, hot air balloons, Nobska Lighthouse, “Atlantis” ship and a sailor’s valentine for "Alvin" (the famed deep sea submarine), on a whale's tail.  This exceptional piece of art is estimated to realize $30,000-$60,000 at auction.

Other rare and important lots include: a pair of pre-1932 silver Torah Finials signed, “Jerusalem Belazel”; (identical in design to one donated to The Jewish Museum, New York by Moshe Zabari), a gilded bronze Meiji Period Howling Tiger, a large collection of quality 19th Century Chinese Export Porcelain, A rare and artfully hand painted “Covent Garden, Royal Opera House Box Office” sign, as well as a private collection of American and German militaria spanning from the Revolutionary War to World War II.

J. James Auctioneers & Appraisers Antiques and Estate Auctions are held in the “Blue Room” at Plymouth Memorial Hall located at 83 Court Street in historic Plymouth, Massachusetts.  There is ample parking in the rear of the building with scenic water views of Plymouth Harbor.  Beer and wine is available for purchase during the sale as well as light fare prepared by Chef Stephen Coe of Bokx 109, Newton, MA.

Admission to the event is free and open to the general public.  Absentee and telephone bids may be arranged in advance by calling 508-746-8608 and online bidding will be offered through


Kimberly English, Auction Manager

J. James Auctioneers & Appraisers

84 Court Street, Plymouth, MA 02360

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