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Jasper52 presents fine Asian jewelry April 14

A select collection of fine antique Asian jewelry is offered by Jasper52 in an online auction that will take place Tuesday, April 14. Gold rings, necklaces, bracelets and uncommon forms—most set with precious gems and pearls—are featured. View the auction here. Learn more about the auction on Auction Central News.

Mickey Mouse cels animate collectors

NEW YORK – Animation art has long been a popular collectible and is a great way to physically preserve a piece of one’s childhood. Among the earliest examples are production celluloids (cels) for Walt Disney animation movies, especially prewar film shorts starring Mickey Mouse. The 1928 cartoon short, Steamboat Willie, for example, is notable in […]

Viking jewelry refurbished for Jasper52 sale April 8

A Jasper52 online auction to be held Wednesday, April 8, has a treasure chest of Viking and medieval jewelry, refurbished and ready to wear. Bidders can vie for sorcerer’s amulets and pendants, Viking warrior’s rings, Crusader’s crosses and more. Dating back to the 8th–15th centuries, these beautiful objects are steeped in history. View the auction […]

David Hockney: more than pool pictures

NEW YORK – David Hockney is synonymous with paintings of swimming pools, but throughout his career he has utilized many techniques and styles in creating art and his subject matter interests have ranged from landscapes to portraits. While celebrated as a painter, he is also a talented draftsman, printmaker, photographer and stage designer. From his […]

Jasper52 sale carrying dozens of designer bags April 1

“The joy of dressing is an art.” – said British fashion designer John Galliano. A Jasper52 online auction on Wednesday, April 1, will bring some joy into your closet with timeless designer fashion and accessories. Four out of five lots in the auction constitute bags, purses and totes by the likes of Hermès, Louis Vuitton, […]

Underground comix, posters costar in online auction April 1

Some of the finest underground comix ever created by the likes of Robert Crumb, Rick Griffin, Spain Rodriguez, S. Clay Wilson, Gilbert Shelton and Victor Moscoso lead off a Jasper52 online auction on Wednesday, April 1. The rare comic books will be followed by a collection of psychedelic rock posters from the Fillmore, Avalon and […]

Andrew Wyeth: inspired by winter

NEW YORK – Since Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009) was homeschooled, he spent considerable time alone as a youth. Although his father, illustrator N.C. Wyeth, introduced him to figure study, geometrics and watercolors, the young man received no formal artistic training. Nor did he study museum masterpieces. Instead, Wyeth’s earliest works were inspired by solitary walks in […]

Psychedelic rock posters online auction rolls on March 28

“My my, hey hey. Rock and roll is here to stay.” The opening lines to the Neil Young song Out of the Blue echo the theme of the Vintage Psychedelic Music Posters Auction to be held online by Jasper52 on Saturday, March 28. Bands featured in the sale range from San Francisco-based groups such as […]

Fabulous jewelry featured in online auction March 25

Jasper52 will conduct a spectacular jewelry auction on Wednesday, March 25, that showcases fine jewelry from a variety of designers, eras and mediums. The age of these precious objects ranges from the 20th century to contemporary. Many of the diamonds offered are multi-carats and come in a variety of colors. View the auction here. Learn […]