Entries by Jasper52

Warhol, Lichtenstein well represented in prints auction Sept. 18

Pop art’s biggest names are found in a Jasper52 prints auction that will be held online on Wednesday, Sept. 18. Nearly 100 limited edition silkscreens and lithographs from the pop art greats including Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein are offered. View the auction here. Learn more about the auction on Auction Central News.

Legions of superheroes star in comic book auction Sept. 17

DC Comics, Marvel and more are offered in an online, no-reserve auction of classic comic books that will be held Tuesday, Sept. 17, by Jasper52. Titles range from the Silver Age of superheroes to contemporary comics, some of which are signed by the artists and writers. View the auction here. Learn more about the auction […]

Nantucket lightship basket makers moved to the island

NEW YORK – In the late 1800s, Nantucket lightship baskets were handcrafted by sailors aboard the lightships that were moored off the coast of Nantucket. These storied baskets are still being made today, though not on ships, and have kept their original name. Weaving these rattan baskets was initially a pastime aboard New England whaling […]

Luxury fashions & accessories on Jasper52 runway Sept. 16

Jasper52 will present 100 lots of luxury fashions and accessories by such esteemed houses as Christian Dior, Manolo Blahnik and Hermes in an online auction on Monday, Sept. 16. Most of these coveted designer finds – handbags, clothing and shoes – are in never-worn or like-new condition. View the auction here. Learn more about the […]

Jasper52 auction toasts midcentury modern Sept. 10

Everything needed to outfit a home or office in sleek midcentury modern décor is offered in a Jasper52 online auction to be conducted Tuesday, Sept. 10. Italian designed furniture and futuristic lighting are featured in this 100-lot auction. View the auction here. Learn more about the auction on Auction Central News.

Whiting & Davis mesh bags always in vogue

NEW YORK – Paired with the quintessential little black dress for an evening function, Whiting & Davis metallic mesh bags are so striking they can become the jewelry in one’s outfit all by themselves. Having clean lines and a shimmering metallic surface, these small silk-lined purses have been favorite accessories by fashionistas for decades. The […]

Japan’s natural beauty present in Jasper52 prints sale Sept. 4

The natural beauty of Japan is realized in an online auction of original woodblock prints to be conducted by Jasper52 on Wednesday, Sept. 4. Subjects range from scenic landscapes to lovely women. The 77 prints in the sale span the 19th century to modern. View the auction here. Learn more about the auction on Auction […]

Film classics have top billing in online poster auction Sept. 3

Murder, mystery, suspense and voluptuous blondes are at the head of a Jasper52 online auction of movie poster and memorabilia auction taking place Tuesday, Sept. 3. The opening attraction is a one sheet poster for the 1953 feature “Niagara” starring Marilyn Monroe and Joseph Cotten. View the auction here. Learn more about the auction on […]

Three ways to collect gold coins

NEW YORK – Gold shows off its attractive properties well in jewelry and watches. It’s also a key metal in medicine, electronics, science and even used in space exploration as reflective shielding because gold is malleable, noncorrosive, reflects heat well and it won’t rust or decay. But gold is relatively scarce. In fact, all the […]

Japanese landscapes and society captured in woodblock prints offered Aug. 28

NEW YORK – Japanese woodblock prints are beloved for their sensitive portrayals of nature, temples, and polite society of times past. However they also can embody drama in the form of mythical beasts, warfare, and one-on-one sword battles. Some who collect Japanese woodblock prints favor particular artists, while others take a more comprehensive approach. Either […]