Entries by Jasper52

NHADA presents Americana, folk art auction March 28

More than 300 lots of outstanding Americana, vintage objects made and used in America, are offered in a Jasper52 online auction on Thursday, March 28. This exciting auction will feature items exclusively from the prestigious New Hampshire Antique Dealers Association. Rounding out the catalog are many lots of folk art, artistic works created by untrained […]

Miami Beach Antique Show brings auction to Jasper52 March 30

On March 30, Jasper52 will present an auction loaded with choice items exclusively from the prestigious Miami Beach Antique Show. From iconic Van Cleef & Arpels Alhambra jewelry to an exquisite museum-quality clock and garniture set, this special online auction features only the best in jewelry, watches, decorative art and fine art. View the auction. […]

Warm and casual Southwest style enjoying revival

NEW YORK (AP) – A desert storm is brewing in the design world. Renewed interest in earthy color palettes, rich textures, tribal patterns and rustic elements has sparked a revival of Southwestern decorating style, long associated with homes in New Mexico and Arizona. The look is interesting and exciting but also warm and casual, designers […]

Woodblock print sale March 31 pictures scenic Japan

Major names in 20th century Japanese printmaking are featured in a Jasper52 auction scheduled for Sunday, March 31. This premier online auction is composed of 125 beautiful woodblock prints by the likes of Hiroshi Yoshida, Hasui Kawase, Tokuriki Tomikichiro, Takahashi Shotei, Junichiro Sekino, Ogata Gekko, as well as Western artists who work in the Japanese […]

Silver shines through Jasper52 decorative arts auction March 19

Exquisite sterling silver services, colorful glass, Russian enamel centerpieces, and even a Georg Jensen flatware set are among the treasures offered in an Exceptional Decorative Art & Silver auction that will be conducted online by Jasper52 on Tuesday, March 19. Bid absentee or live online exclusively through LiveAuctioneers. View the auction. Learn more about the […]

English silver retains look, feel of royalty

NEW YORK – Collecting silver not only offers the tactile pleasure of holding a fine three-dimensional object expertly crafted but it also appeals to the eye. Akin to a piece of “statement jewelry,” fine works of art in silver make an elegant tableau. From elegant cutlery with scalloped or repousse handles to architectural candlesticks and […]

Famous antiquarian maps find their way to Jasper52 auction March 12

Grab a compass and hone in on the Premium Antiquarian Maps auction to be conducted by Jasper52 on Tuesday, March 12. This finely curated auction celebrates early cartography at its finest. Discover an antique illustrated maps and views by some of the most significant cartographers of their times, such as Ortelius, Hondius and Ruscelli. Not […]

Clearing the air on Bakelite collectibles

Billed as the “material of a thousand uses,” Bakelite went into commercial production in 1922. An article in the October 1925 issue of the trade publication Plastics magazine claimed the new synthetic phenolic resin could be used for “jewelry, smokers’ articles … sealing electric light bulbs in metal bases … varnishes … electric coils, lacquers […]

‘Fill ’er up’ at vintage petroliana online auction March 16

Once upon a time, oil companies offered more than gasoline and friendly, attentive service at their gas stations. To keep their brands fresh in the minds of customers, novel promotional items were freely distributed in the mid-20th century, which have since become collectible. Many of these items are offered in a 218-lot auction of vintage […]