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Luxury is key to designer wristwatch auction Jan. 31

A Swiss-made Venus men’s watch in 18K yellow gold and a vintage Rolex Oyster watch in 9K rose gold are two of the many luxury wristwatches in a Jasper52 online auction on Jan. 31. View the auction. Learn more about the auction on Auction Central News.

Viking, Roman jewelry paired in Jasper52 auction Jan. 31

Ancient Roman and medieval jewelry, including iconic Viking items, comprise a Jasper52 online auction to be held Jan. 31. These striking pieces of jewelry are enriched with history as well as beauty. View the auction. Learn more about the auction on Auction Central News.

How to Start a Comic Book Collection

Just about everyone can remember the comic books they read cover to cover and collected as kids. But why should the fun end just because you’ve grown up? Collecting comic books is an exciting hobby for fans of all ages. Maybe you’ve thought about getting into it but you just don’t know how to begin. […]

Extraordinary decorative items offered in Jasper52 auction Jan. 23

A diverse array of antique to modern decorative objects is offered in a Jasper52 online auction that will be held Tuesday, Jan. 23. Among the extraordinary pieces in the sale is a creation of Swedish artist Bertil Vallien (b. 1938) titled “Mini Janus,” done in glass on a granite block. This limited-edition sculpture was made […]

Jasper52 auction sparkles with precious gemstones Jan. 23

Fine jewelry in a variety of forms and a selection of loose gemstones are featured in a Jasper52 online auction on Tuesday, Jan. 23. Bidders viewing the catalog will find a combination of beautiful gems in every color alongside a selection of antique to contemporary designer pieces. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through […]

Dale Chihuly: artist, educator, public art advocate

Unconventional, bold, surprising, creatively ambitious, collaborative, progressive and a catalyst and ambassador for artistic opportunity and appreciation. These are some of the words and phrases used to describe Dale Chihuly. Like his complex art glass installations that have mesmerized millions around the world, Chihuly is far more than one-dimensional. Some might say he’s the quintessential […]

Matisse at work featured in vintage gravure auction Jan. 16

Not everyone can afford to own an original Matisse. Art lovers can, however, purchase a vintage gravure that pictures the French master at work, which was created by another noted French artist, photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson. Jasper52 will offer it and over 100 more vintage gravures at an online auction on Tuesday, Jan. 16. Absentee and […]

Jasper52 antique map auction goes island hopping Jan. 16

Dreaming of exploring islands in paradise? Armchair travelers can start charting their voyage at a Jasper52 online auction of antique maps to be held Tuesday, Jan. 16. The more than 100 antique maps show travel routes and currents, and many more nautical treasures. View the auction. Learn more about the auction on Auction Central News.

Best know the terminology before buying art

If a golden truth of collecting is to buy something because you love it, then the silver rule of collecting may be to continually seek knowledge. An informed decision is not only immediately beneficial, but also may lead to gains in the future. Fine art is one of many interests to which this applies. The […]

Japanese culture being celebrated in Jan. 9 auction

A select collection of antiques that is representative of Japanese culture through the past four centuries will be offered in a Jasper52 online auction on Tuesday, Jan. 9. Samurai arms and armor are featured for followers and fans of the Japanese Bushido way of life. View the auction. Learn more about the auction on Auction […]