Important Pair of Porcelain Plaques by Wang Dafan

Fine Art, Asian & Antiques Division | Sold for $118,500 (est. $30,000-40,000)

Pair of Peking Glass Ritual Disks

Fine Art, Asian & Antiques Division | Sold for $8,058 (estimate $500-700)

Abbott Fuller Graves “Doorway in Gloucester, Mass”

Fine Art, Asian & Antiques Division | Sold for $59,250 (estimate: $20,000-40,000)

Finely Painted Famille Rose Moon Flask

Fine Art, Asian & Antiques Division | Sold for $44,437 (estimate $3,000-5,000)

Join us on May 31 – Details Below

Julia’s Boston Area Office Offers Convenient, Full Service Auction and Appraisal Services For Customers Throughout Southern New England!

Located in the historic “1790 House” on 827 Main Street in Woburn, Massachusetts, our large, easily accessible facility provides comprehensive identification, valuation, and auction services. The office can be found just off of Exit 35 on Interstate 95/Route 128 and has plenty of free parking. Please call (781) 460-6800 to confirm a specialist is in the office to assist you as we are frequently on house calls. Ever wonder what the value was of a special item in your home, or a family treasure that a grandparent gave you? Stop by with one special item – or even an entire collection – and we can give you a free auction estimate!In addition to our office appraisals, our Woburn specialists also make no cost house calls. Downsizing? Need to move your fine items along? Heirs not interested in your collection of fine antiques, paintings, furniture, decorative arts, or other legacy treasures? Our team can advise on the best way to help monetize fine items or collections that no longer work for you. Based on the value of the items under consideration, we can pick up your consignments at no charge, and can offer the lowest commission rates in the industry on expensive items. We come with our truck, pack things on the spot, and take it away. It really could not be any easier or less stressful!

bill-gage Bill Gage
Department Head

At the helm of our Woburn Facility is Mr. Bill Gage. Bill, a generalist, has been with Julia’s since 1995. A wealth of experience and institutional knowledge, Bill is known for his great eye and his decades of experience handling fine paintings and artwork, sculpture, porcelains and ceramics, furniture, Americana, and other important categories. During his tenure at Julia’s, Bill has grown the Fine Art, Asian, and Antiques division tenfold from $1 to $10 million in annual sales and has molded it into one of the leading units of its type in North America today. Bill is a graduate of the International Auction School and received his business degree from the University of Connecticut. Bill can be reached at or (781) 460–6800.

Rebekah Kaufman manages Woburn’s administration, business development, and marketing functions. She can be reached at or (781) 460–6800.

The “1790 House”, circa May 1936 (left). The restored “1790 House” today (right). It has also, over the years, been known as the “Joseph Bartlett House” or the “Bartlett-Wheeler House” having been originally built by Joseph Bartlett.

Julia’s Woburn location has a great history of discovering outstanding regional, national, and international items. Exceptional finds from this office include a Korean Longevity Screen (sold for over $603,000), a pair of matching cloisonné censors (sold for almost $250,000), civil war armaments and ephemera (sold for over $103,000), and original New Hampshire presentation fire buckets (sold for over $36,000). And our next treasure and big find is right around the corner – and may just be in your attic or living room.

We look forward to meeting you, earning your trust, and providing for all your appraisal and auction needs!

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What’s New


Wednesday, May 31
9:00 am – 3:00 pm

James D. Julia’s Woburn Office
827 Main Street
Woburn, MA 01801

Bill Gage, our Department Head for Fine Art, Asian & Antiques, will be at our Boston area office on Wednesday, May 31 to evaluate and accept consignments for our annual summer auction coming up on August 16, 17 & 18, 2017.

Appointments are strongly recommended: The response to our most recent consignment day in Woburn was very strong and booking an appointment will allow us to provide you with the best level of service. Please call Megan Noyes or Katya Tilton at (207) 453-7125 or email


Our August, 2017 Fine Art, Asian & Antiques auction is fast approaching and our Asian offering combined with our collection of Fine Art, Antiques and Americana will surely make for an exciting multi-day event. Bill, Tony, Katya and Megan have selected some of the very best offerings to share with you. We are always looking for more items to add to our upcoming auction. If you are interested in consigning, please contact our Woburn Office Head Bill Gage directly to schedule a free estimate of auction value. He can be reached at 207-592-2978 and We look forward to working with you.

Allyson Lee, our fine art expert, and Josh Chamberlain, our Asian art expert, are also available by appointment. Please call 207-453-7125 to schedule a meeting with Ally or Josh.


James D. Julia’s three day 2016 Winter Fine Art, Asian, and Antiques Auction warms things up with 3.1 Million dollars in sales! Highlights consigned from our Woburn office include:

Lot 3268 An outstanding rhino horn cup which realized $56,287.50 and was estimated at $25,000-35,000.
Lot 1033 A fine Hibbard painting which realized $17,775 and was estimated at $6,000-8,000.
Lot 2090 An important weathervane which realized $13,627 and was estimated at $3,000-5,000.
Lot 2088 A charming Street painting that realized $13,035 and was estimated at $4,000-6,000.
Lot 3186 Large and impressive cloisonne censers realized $11,850 and were estimated at $12,000-15,000.

James D. Julia’s 2015 Summer Fine Art, Asian, and Antiques Auction generated a hot hot hot FIVE MILLION dollars in sales! Highlights consigned from our Woburn office include:

Lot 1020 A painting by AF Graves that realized $59,250 and was estimated at $20,000-40,000.
Lot 4126 A pair of very fine carved ruby red Peking glass disks which realized $8,058 and were estimated at $500-700.
Lot 4163 A marvelous example of Chinese porcelain artistry which realized $44,437.50 and was estimated at $3,000-5,000.
Lot 4226 Five handsome cloisonne ritual items which realized $18,960 and were estimated at $16,000-30,000.


Just Discovered In Woburn

Aldro T. Hibbard
The Old Saw Mill
24″ x 32″