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Jasper52 auction shimmers with fine jewelry Sept. 30

Jasper52 will conduct an online auction devoted to fine jewelry from a variety of designers, eras and mediums on Wednesday, Sept. 23. The nearly 300 lots ranges from everyday wear to elegant showstoppers to unique antique heirlooms. View the auction here. Learn more about the auction on Auction Central News.

#1 issues showcased in no-reserve comics auction Sept. 20

Among the scare titles entered in a no-reserve online comic book auction that will be conducted by Jasper52 on Sunday, Sept. 20, are a handful of #1 issues – the key to every collection. The prized #1 issue often has the highest value of any series. And, in a no-reserve auction, the highest bidder wins […]

Murrine glass: masterpieces by the slice

NEW YORK – Gather different colored glass, roll it together into a cane in such a way as to create a distinctive pattern, mosaic or detailed image, then fire it at high temperature. Before it cools, cut the cane into slices to create identical pendants or beads to infuse other glassware with artistic patterns of […]

Jasper52 book auction examines US history Sept. 16

The liquidation of an antiquarian book dealer’s private collection continues in a Jasper52 auction on Wednesday, Sept. 16. The auction, which contains many items never listed before in any forum, has many titles focusing on U.S. history. View the auction here. Learn more about the auction on Auction Central News.

NHADA presents online auction of Americana on Sept. 17

Members of the prestigious New Hampshire Antique Dealers Association have put together an exciting online auction of Americana that will be hosted by Jasper52 on Thursday, Sept. 17. Primitives, pottery, textiles, folk art and American Indian art are a few of the categories covered in the sale. View the auction here. Learn more about the […]

Japan’s Leonard Foujita became toast of Paris art scene

NEW YORK – Few artists of the 1900s experienced the exhilarating highs and devastating lows as Léonard Foujita (1886-1968), the Japanese French painter and printmaker who was once called “the most important Japanese artist working in the West during the 20th century,” but was vilified during and after World War II for being a leading […]

Tribal treasures offered in Jasper52 online auction Sept. 9

Nature photographer and author Klaus Paysan discovered his enthusiasm for the African continent during a journey lasting several years. On more than 100 other trips he worked as a photographer and tour guide, always with the aim of highlighting the human qualities of Africans in their traditional culture. His keen interest and participation in the […]

Rock stars lead all-star lineup in Jasper52 auction Sept. 9

Rock ’n’ roll and pop music takes center stage in an entertainment memorabilia auction that will be conducted by Jasper52 on Wednesday, Sept. 9. In addition to signed album covers and stringed instruments, the 73-lot online auction includes movie memorabilia and original comic art. Bid absentee or live online exclusively through LiveAuctioneers. View the auction […]

Persian miniatures illustrated historic manuscripts

NEW YORK – Persian miniatures are small, highly detailed paintings that illuminate historic manuscripts. Their designs, worked on handmade, cotton-rag paper, feature colorful, mineral pigments bound in gum Arabic. They have kept their vibrant colors because, like medieval illuminated vellum manuscripts, they were part of books kept closed for centuries. This fine art reached the […]

Vintage buttons, brooches featured in online auction Sept. 2

More than 200 lots of vintage buttons and brooches comprise much of a Jasper52 online auction that will be conducted Wednesday, Sept. 2. The collection ranges from the Victorian age to the mid-20th century. Additional vintage jewelry rounds out the sale catalog. View the auction here. Learn more about the auction on Auction Central News.