Samurai swords, armor ready for action in online sale Jan. 15

Japanese swords and armor are joined by additional Asian antiques in a Jasper52 online auction that will be conducted Tuesday, Jan. 15. Among the impressive items being offered are Chinese paintings, Buddhist figures, carved jadeite and tsuba sword fittings.

Wakizashi made by a great swordsmith Echizen Yasutsugu in 1603. Estimate: $5,500-$7,000. Jasper52 image

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Marilyn Monroe stars in Jasper52 gravure auction Jan. 16

Famous photographers of the 20th century and their equally famous images are presented in a Premium Gravures Auction by Jasper52 to be conducted Wednesday, Jan. 16. The auction will begin with two of America’s most famous photographers, Ansel Adams and Diane Arbus, followed by a beautiful image of Hollywood’s immortal starlet, Marilyn Monroe.

Cecil Beaton print, ‘Marilyn Monroe,’ 1956, limited edition portfolio, 100/1000, 6¾ x 7¼ inches. Estimate: $700-$1,000. Jasper52 image

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Designer Fashion Auction Jan. 9 is in the bags

More than 200 fashion designer bags are complemented by several dozen lots of couture in a Jasper52 online auction set for Wednesday, Jan. 9. Chanel, Prada, Valentino, Gucci, Fendi and Louis Vuitton are a few of the famous names offered in this large auction.

Valentino Rockstud large clutch wrist bag, mint condition, 9 x 13.5 inches. Estimate: $800-$1,000. Jasper52 image

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Americana auction highlights handicrafts and arts Jan. 8

American culture and crafts of the 19th and 20th centuries are featured in a Jasper52 online auction scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 8. Handmade needlework, woodcarving and metalwork, as well as outsider art, are included in this eclectic collection of Americana.

American needlework sampler by Roxana Holmes, 1830. Estimate: $1,200-$1,500. Jasper52 image

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Lustrous loose gemstones gathered for online auction Dec. 26

Jasper52 will conduct a diverse loose gemstones auction on Wednesday, Dec. 26, showcasing a variety of cuts, stones and colors. From intense sapphire to lustrous emeralds, certified diamonds and more, bidders are sure to find a unique treasure among this kaleidoscope of colors to fit into a setting of equal beauty.

Ethiopian opal, 34.58 carats. Estimate: $1,500-$1,600. Jasper52 image

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Jasper52 marks Christmastime with religious icon auction Dec. 26

Icons, conventional religious images hand-painted on small wooden panels and used in the devotions of Eastern Christians, are well represented in a Jasper52 online auction on the second day of Christmas, Wednesday, Dec. 26.

‘Christ the Almighty,’ silver, 19th century, 9 x 10.8 inches. Estimate: $2,000-$2,500. Jasper52 image

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Bansky stars in Jasper52 street art auction Dec. 18

Street art in the form of Banksy spray paintings and prints will be offered in a Jasper52 online auction on Tuesday, Dec. 18. Three road signs from a UK collection having spray-painted images attributed to the anonymous British street artist are offered in the auction.

Original Banksy ‘Vandalism’ poster sold exclusively at the ‘Beyond the Streets’ art exhibition in Los Angeles, 78 cm x 56 cm/31.2 inches x 22.4 inches. Estimate: $500-$600. Jasper52 image

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Festive colors, top designers set off fine jewelry auction Dec. 18

All the dazzling colors of the holiday season can be found in an outstanding jewelry auction presented through Jasper52 on Tuesday, Dec. 18. Choices range from an elegant Van Cleef & Arpels pearl and diamond brooch to a colorful Cartier chrysoprase, coral and diamond ring.

Cartier 18K yellow gold, chrysophrase, coral and diamond ring, circa 1990s, 7¼. Estimate: $7,000-$8,000. Jasper52 image

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Medieval jewelry auction Dec. 12 contains Viking artifacts

Medieval jewelry, including Viking items, comprise a Jasper52 online auction to be conducted Wednesday, Dec. 12. These striking pieces date back to the 8th-15th centuries when the Vikings roamed both sea and land. Warriors’ rings, sorcerers’ amulets and pendants hold symbolic meaning in their shapes, often embodying the great strength of Vikings who bore them.

Viking warrior’s ring, circa 866-1067, size 10, gilt bronze professionally refurbished with the gold surface restored. Estimate: $200-$250. Jasper52 image

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Fine French antiques the toast of Jasper52 auction Dec. 12

Function and timeless beauty converge in a Jasper52 online auction of fine French antiques on Wednesday, Dec. 12. Gilt mirrors, pairs of table lamps, figural clocks and more are sure to add a classic European touch to any home.

French 19th-century clock set signed A.D. Mougin. Estimate: $5,500-$7,000. Jasper52 image

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