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Patriotic theme runs through Americana auction Nov. 26

Patriotic symbols have been a familiar sight since the founding of the United States in 1776. No symbol of the country is more recognizable than the American bald eagle, which is depicted in seven lots of a Jasper52 online auction devoted to Americana and folk art. The 667-lot auction will take place on Thanksgiving Day, […]

Jasper52 showcases Herend porcelain Nov. 24

Jasper52’s latest Exquisite Decorative Arts online auction on Tuesday, Nov. 24, is composed of a diverse array of antique to modern objects. Beautiful porcelain and glass vases, impressive dinnerware and lovely bronze sculptures are among the unique treasures in this 443-lot sale. View the auction here. Learn more about the auction on Auction Central News.

Pre-Columbian art: a collectible for the ages

NEW YORK – Pre-Columbian art is a collective term that describes the architecture, art and crafts of the native peoples of North, South and Central America, and the islands of the Caribbean dating from the second millennium B.C. to the arrival of Christopher Columbus in 1492 and subsequent European conquests of the early 16th century. […]

Jasper52 showcases mid-century designs Nov. 18

Spectacular mid-century designs for the home and pop art will go up for bid in a Jasper52 online auction on Wednesday, Nov. 18. Clean lines, organic contours and stylish functionality are all offered in this specially curated sale devoted to the sleek mid-century modern style. View the auction here. Learn more about the auction on […]

No. 1 issues stand out in comic book auction Nov. 15

Jasper52 will conduct another no-reserve comic book auction on Sunday, Nov. 15. The bulk of the nearly 200 titles consists of Marvel and DC Comics superheroes, but Disney and Archie fans will find a nice selection of their favorite comic characters as well. Because this is a no-reserve auction, the high bidder wins the lot, […]

Louis Vuitton Handbags: Real or Fake?

As far back as 5,000 years ago, a “purse” was a small, stitched fabric bag which men used to keep their coins safe. Such a bag was either attached to a man’s coat or worn at the waist. It was not until several millennia later that this type of purse was replaced by pockets in […]

Antique Associates at W. Townsend readies Nov. 13 sale

Antique Associates at West Townsend Inc., one of America’s foremost brokers of high-quality antiques, art and antique arms, has gathered a 210-lot online auction that will be conducted by Jasper52 on Friday, Nov. 13. AAAWT’s second such auction features high-quality Americana, furniture, antique arms and Civil War items with reserves at a fraction of retail. […]

NHADA picks bold Americana for Nov. 12 online sale

On Thursday, Nov. 12, Jasper52 will present an exciting auction of Americana that features items exclusively from the prestigious New Hampshire Antique Dealers Association. Everything that could be found in a country store a century ago – from weathervanes to the fabric used to stitch a quilt – can be found in the sale’s nearly […]

‘PUZZLING’ ANTIQUES: TEAPOTS TO TOYS

NEW YORK – Puzzles are toys, games or brain teasers that test a person’s ingenuity. Mechanical puzzles, whether twisted, assembled, disassembled, disentangled, misleading or completely “impossible,” test not only physical skills, but personal mettle as well. They also make delightful collectibles. Ring-puzzles often require long wire loops to be disentangled from networks of wires, much […]

Herend skier going for the gold in online auction Nov. 5

A large porcelain figurine of an Alpine skier looks like a champion in a Jasper52 auction of decorative arts on Thursday, Nov. 5. The online auction consists of more than 400 lots of sterling silver, art glass, pottery, fine art and more. View the auction here. Learn more about the auction on Auction Central News.