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Jasper52 sale June 10 reveals many faces of tribal art

A tribal auction that features rare masks and figures from tribes across Africa will be conducted by Jasper52 on Wednesday, June 10. This collection of 122 hand-picked artifacts exhibit significant use in tribal ceremonies and rituals. View the auction here. Learn more about the auction on Auction Central News.

Luxury watch auction June 9 in time for Father’s Day

A choice selection of more than three dozen men’s luxury watches are presented in a Jasper52 online auction that will be conducted on Tuesday, June 9. Bidders will discover fine watches by world-class manufacturers such as Omega, Rolex, Movado, Longines and Vacheron Constantin. Estimates range from $250 to $10,000. View the auction here. Learn more […]

Ormolu: ornamental castings bathed in gold

NEW YORK – From time immemorial, mankind has been mesmerized by the glint of glimmering gold. Ancient Egyptians overlaid royal mummy cases and furniture with thin gold leaf; Chinese artisans adorned pottery, wood, textiles and decorative figurines with gilt designs. Greeks gilded marble statues and architectural elements, while Romans gilded temple and palace walls with […]

Jasper52 auction salutes Americana, folk art June 4

More than 500 lots of Americana and folk art will be offered in a Jasper52 online auction on Thursday, June 4. Handcrafted tramp art boxes, collectible vintage signage and detailed wooden frames are just a few of the whimsical treasures offered in this sale. This collection of 19th-20th century rural life will create a unique […]

Cameo jewelry akin to small sculptures

NEW YORK – Cameo jewelry dates back to antiquity when portraits were relief-carved out of hardstone, often onyx or agate, and then set in gold or silver. Carnelian shell, sardonyx, lava and coral are also popular materials. Cameos are not created equally; French and Italian makers are often credited as producing the most beautiful examples. […]

World coins, commemoratives offered in online auction May 27

Collectible coins from around the globe – more than 300 lots – are offered in an online auction that will be conducted by Jasper52 on Wednesday, May 27. Countries represented in the auction include Denmark, Korea, The Netherlands, Switzerland, France, Belgium, Great Britain, Australia and China. View the auction here. Learn more about the auction […]

Jasper52 antiquarian map auction charts the way May 26

Jasper52 will conduct an online auction of Premium Antiquarian Maps on Tuesday, May 26. This finely curated auction celebrates cartography at its finest. The 123 lots in the auction include antique illustrated maps and views by some of the most significant mapmakers of their times. View the auction here. Learn more about the auction on […]

Antique kitchen tools: cooking with style

NEW YORK – Cookware and kitchen tools are a million-dollar business today. While new products are readily available, many people still prefer to use antique and vintage tools. Often contributing to this phenomenon is the desire for having tools just like Grandma’s, which brings up fond memories of being a child and watching her cook. […]