Entries by Jasper52

Rare world coins to be tendered in online auction May 20

Nearly 350 lots of collectible coins are offered in a Jasper52 online auction that will take place Wednesday, May 20. The diversity of this auction is revealed with coins from the United States, Denmark, Korea, the Netherlands, Switzerland, France, Belgium, Great Britain, Australia and beyond. View the auction here. Learn more about the auction on […]

White House china: dining with history

People have been collecting White House china pieces for nearly as long as there have been US Presidents. While it’s beyond the reach of many people to gather all the pieces for a full setting, most collectors gravitate toward dinner plates, as they’re large, display beautifully, and are surefire conversation starters. They’re also perceived as […]

Handmade antique quilts star in online auction May 14

Whether used as a comfy bed covering or hung from a rack to decorate a wall, quilts have been present in American homes since Colonial days. In the 17th and 18th centuries, quilts were considered a necessary part of a bride’s hope chest. The best examples of the quilters’ art often remained there and survived […]

Luxury watches showcased in Jasper52 sale May 12

An outstanding selection of luxury wristwatches will go up for bid in a Jasper52 online auction on Tuesday, May 12. Many of the watches are from world-class Swiss makers, including Rolex, Breitling, Jaeger-LeCoultre and IWC. View the auction here. Learn more about the auction on Auction Central News.

Disney pins: trading up and beyond

NEW YORK – While people flock to Disney’s theme parks for the rides and photo ops with costumed characters, a popular attraction for about 30 years has been Disney pin trading. These colorful enamel or enamel cloisonné pins make for perfect souvenirs; they are cute, small and don’t take up much room in luggage or […]

Saints come marching in icons online auction May 6

Jesus Christ and many of the saints and angels are represented in an online auction of Russian icons that will be conducted by Jasper52 on Wednesday, May 6. The expected top lot is a double-sided wooden icon depicted both the Resurrection and the Madonna and Christ Child from the 16th century. View the auction here. […]

Jasper52 to host designer fashion auction May 5

Designer gowns, shawls, belts and shoes are all available in an online auction that will take place Tuesday, May 5, on LiveAuctioneers. More than 250 lots of the finest in couture and luxury accessories are offered to the highest bidders. View the auction here. Learn more about the auction on Auction Central News.

Chagall experienced modernism’s golden age firsthand

NEW YORK – Marc Chagall (1887-1985), painter, designer and printmaker, was born to a devout Jewish family in Vitebsk, part of the Russian Empire. Throughout his life, he depicted its legends and lore. After completing his art education, Chagall settled in Montparnasse, Paris, a hive of post-Impressionistic creativity. Like luminaries Henri Matisse, Amedeo Modigliani, Piet […]

Choice tribal art celebrated in online auction April 29

More than four dozen outstanding examples of vintage tribal art from around the world, including 30 carved masks, comprise an online auction that will be conducted by Jasper52 on Wednesday, April 29. Many of the items are from a former private collection in Belgium. View the auction here. Learn more about the auction on Auction […]