Online auction devoted to teddy bears, Steiff collectibles Feb. 20

The first teddy bear was inspired by an encounter President Theodore Roosevelt had with a live bear cub while on a hunting trip in 1902. The incident prompted toymakers to produced cuddly stuffed bears. The German version of the teddy bear was made about the same time by the Steiff company. Nearly 200 lots of Steiff teddy bears and animals are offered in a Jasper52 online auction that will be held Wednesday, Feb. 20.

Steiff Limited Edition 1357 Polo Varsity mohair bear, 1993, limited edition 1357 of 3500. Estimate: $350-$400. Jasper52 image

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Good vibes coming from Jasper52 vintage guitar auction Feb. 20

Whether you play gypsy jazz, blues or garage band rock ’n’ roll, the Jasper52 online auction of vintage guitars on Wednesday, Feb. 20, likely has an instrument to amp your interest. Acoustic Spanish, Romantic and concert guitars are joined by a chorus of more than a dozen electric guitars. A 1920s banjo and a three-quarter-size French violin are included for good measure.

Fenton-Weill solid body electric guitar made in England in 1961, with original case. Estimate: $1,600-$1,700. Jasper52 image

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Western artists shine in Jasper52 woodblock prints auction Feb. 12

Works by two Western living artists, two by American Mary Brodbeck and three by Scottish artist Paul Binnie, are featured in a Japanese woodblock prints auction that will be conducted by Jasper52 on Tuesday, Feb. 12.

Mary Brodbeck (b.1958), ‘Gap,’ 2000, first/only edition, numbered 21/40, 18 x 24 inches.
Estimate: $1,000-$1,250. Jasper52 image

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Women photographers featured in Jasper52 auction Feb. 13

Photogravure is an intaglio printmaking process used for high-quality photo reproduction. On Wednesday, Feb. 13, Jasper52 will conduct an online auction of more than 50 vintage gravures that boasts several of the most significant women in photography history. The famous Lady at a Masked Ball by Diane Arbus, groundbreaking photo-journalism by Dorothea Lange, and a humanist view by revolutionary political activist Tina Modotti are just a small sample of the treasures in this sale.

Diane Arbus, ‘Lady at a Masked Ball, New York 1967,’ sheet-fed gravure, printed in Italy,
1970s, 9¾ x 9½ inches. Estimate: $400-$500. Jasper52 image

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Ancient art from the Mediterranean to be auctioned Feb. 6

Antiquities and ancient art from the Mediterranean, with a focus on Egypt, Greece and Rome, are the core of a Jasper52 online that will be held Wednesday, Feb. 6. The 70-lot selection consists of sculptures, amulets and jewelry reflecting the art and cultures of the ancient world.

Egyptian carved carnelian eye amulet, 1 inch long, circa 600-300 B.C. Estimate: $400-$600. Jasper52 image

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Sterling silver gleams in Jasper52 decorative arts auction Feb. 5

More than 200 fine furnishings to adorn a comfortable home are offered in an online auction to be conducted by Jasper52 on Tuesday, Feb. 5. The emphasis is on silver including items by Georg Jensen and Tiffany and Co.

Georg Jensen, sterling silver compote, Denmark. Estimate: $1,500-$2,000. Jasper52 image

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Decorative arts auction Jan. 29 has furnishings from table to ceiling

An exquisite pair of Murano Intarsio glass vases, two French sterling silver tea sets by Puiforcat and Tetard Freres and several extensive sterling silver flatware sets top the list of fine home furnishings in a Jasper 52 online auction Jan. 29 titled Table to Ceiling: Decorative Art and Silver.

Murano Intarsio glass vases designed by Ercole Barovier for Barovier e Toso, 8½ in. tall x 4 in. wide. Estimate: $12,000-$14,000. Jasper52 image

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Star lot in Jasper52 map auction Jan. 29 charts Lindbergh flight

A large map charting American aviator Charles A. Lindbergh’s historic flights is one of more than 100 collectible and antique maps offered in an online auction to be conducted by Jasper52 on Tuesday, Jan. 29. Ernest C. Clegg (1876-1954) a British-born artist, illustrator and pictorial cartographer created the Lindbergh map shortly after Lindbergh made the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight, from New York to Paris in May 1927.

Phelps’s National Map of the United States, a Travellers Guide, 1847, cartographers: J.M. Atwood and H. Phelps, 21 x 25.4 inches. Estimate: $600-$700. Jasper52 image

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Jasper52 auction devoted to designer jewelry Jan. 23

The world’s top jewelry designers are represented in an exclusive Jasper52 fine jewelry auction to be conducted Wednesday, Jan. 23. Approximately 370 lots of gold necklaces, diamond earrings, brooches, charms and pendants will cross the auction block.

Vintage Tiffany 18K gold textured bangle bracelet, 51 grams. Estimate: $4,000-$5,000. Jasper52 image

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NHADA sponsors Americana, folk art auction Jan. 24 through Jasper52

The New Hampshire Antiques Dealers Association (NHADA), one of the largest organizations of its kind, consists of nearly 300 knowledgeable members dedicated to integrity and fairness in all business dealings. The NHADA has teamed up with Jasper52 to present a January 24 auction featuring items consigned solely by members of the prestigious trade organization. Jasper52 helps select auction houses, dealers, galleries and now associations to conduct themed auctions whose goods are vetted by auctioneers and appraisers.

Dentzel carved goat carousel figure in original paint, 1910, Philadelphia. Estimate: $30,000-$35,000. NHADA and Jasper52 image

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