Cartoon faves share the screen in April 14 auction of animation cels

On Thursday, April 14, starting at 7 pm Eastern time, Jasper52 will conduct a sale titled Animation Cels, 1930s-1990s. It boasts 88 lots of animation cels, lithographs and original drawings featuring cartoon characters that brought delight to you, your children and perhaps even your grandchildren. Represented are works that reference Disney classics such as Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, 101 Dalmatians, Lady and the Tramp, Fantasia, The Adventures of Chip and Dale, Pinocchio, Peter Pan, The Jungle Book and Cinderella; and other cherished animated movies such as The Secret of Nimh, Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, and Cool World. Also on offer are cels from television productions such as The Jetsons, The Flintstones, Beavis and Butthead, Peanuts specials, Looney Tunes, Ren and Stimpy, Angry Beavers, Aeon Flux, The Real Ghostbusters, Rugrats and The Pink Panther.

Production cel setup from Disney’s ‘The Jungle Book,’ est. $2,500-$3,000

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Designer creations add cachet to April 7 gold jewelry auction

A 14K gold ladies’ two-strand ball bead necklace, a yellow diamond engagement ring by Neil Lane, and a 14K gold fancy link collar necklace will jockey for top lot status at Jasper52’s Fine Designer and Gold Jewelry auction, which will be held Thursday, April 7, beginning at 7 pm Eastern time. Other pieces of note in the 476-lot sale include a Tiffany & Co. mid-century 18K gold, diamond and ruby brooch in the shape of a walrus, fitted with 18K white gold tusks; a pair of Garavelli Design House 18K yellow and white gold lattice half hoop earrings; a GIA-certified unheated pink sapphire and diamond heart necklace; an 18K gold fancy bar link necklace by Adler; a pair of 18K rose gold pink morganite and diamond halo drop earrings by Kobelli; a London blue topaz and diamond ring by Jude Frances; a 14K gold heavy Omega link collar necklace; a pair of 22K gold and cabochon emerald clip-on earrings; a 20K gold bangle bracelet featuring 7.4 carats of natural emeralds; an Aletto & Co. 14K gold Etruscan cocktail ring, set with a periwinkle chalcedony; a polished Italian 14K gold ladies’ cuff bracelet; and a pair of 22K gold floral drop dangle earrings.

Yellow diamond engagement ring by Neil Lane, est. $8,000-$10,000

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Jasper52 offers 264 chances to freshen your jewelry collection, March 29

On Tuesday, March 29, starting at 3 pm Eastern time, Jasper52 will present an auction of Exclusive Estate & Designer Jewelry. Featuring 264 lots, the sale lineup includes all your favorite designers, brand names, gems and metals. Pieces on offer include a Jean Schlumberger for Tiffany & Co. platinum multi-gem bracelet; an Art Deco platinum ring set with a 10.03-carat diamond; a circa-1960s Oscar Heyman ruby, diamond and platinum line bracelet; a Van Cleef & Arpels necklace and bracelet duo in 18K gold with mother-of-pearl and diamonds; a circa-1980s Cartier necklace with turquoise, amethyst and diamonds set in 18K gold; a sapphire and diamond 18K gold retro clip pin brooch by Boucheron; an 18k gold ring set with a 15-carat Colombian emerald; an 18k gold Bulgari Tubogas wrap-around wristwatch; a circa-1980s Graff ruby, diamond and 18K gold ring; a Chopard 18K gold ladies’ bracelet wristwatch, with a lapis lazuli dial; a Bulgari ring set with two heart-shaped gems, one a blue sapphire and one a pink sapphire; and a circa-1950s pair of diamond clip-on earrings by Marchak.

Cartier 18K gold necklace with turquoise and amethyst beads, est. $40,000-$48,000

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Ukrainian artists stand out in European Fine Arts sale, April 2

Works by Viktor Makarov, Alexander Kudriavchenko and Orest Manetsky – all artists hailing from Ukraine – will appear in a Jasper52 sale of European Fine Arts scheduled for Saturday, April 2, starting at 7 pm Eastern time. Other artists whose works will be offered in the 64-lot auction of paintings, drawings, sculptures and photographs include Mikhail Kokin, Elena Pronkina, Mihail Shemyakin, Barbudaz Sh, Natasha Steshenko, Gennady Lesnichiy, Nikolay Chaliy, Vladimir Mukiy, Pavlo Bedzir, Maria Levitska, Andrey Chebotaru, Pavlo Makov, Dmitriy Shevchuk, Igor Taverovsky, Mykola Nechvoglod, Oleg Demko, Mikhail Kublik, Alexander Turanskiy, Andrii Kotliarchuk, Peter Kishenyuk, Pavlo Romanov, Peter Boyko, Tatiana Binovskaya, Oksana Stratiychuk, Irina Kurilko, Anton Basanets, Nikolay Peremyshlev and Igor Kapakaev. Part of the profits from this auction will support humanitarian aid to Ukrainians.

Orest Manetsky, ‘Event in a Vacuum,’ est. $3,000-$3,500

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Americana, Folk Art & Outsider Art spotlighted in New York, March 24

On Thursday, March 24, starting at 6 pm Eastern time, Jasper52 will hold a sale of Americana, Folk Art and Outsider Art. The 534-lot auction is, as always, curated by Clifford Wallach, an expert on tramp art, folk art and Americana. Featured in the sale lineup are a trio of museum-quality portrait dolls dressed in silk and satin wedding attire, created in the first half of the 20th century; duck decoys, a wood carving of a Great Dane dog, a Southern country abacus, a quartet of Beatrix Potter Vienna bronzes, and a generous selection of quilts, including a circa-1880s Victorian silk crazy quilt.

Additionally, there are checkerboards, trade signs, including one touting ‘Camp Read, The Personality Camp for Girls;’ and another for the White Goose Inn, which takes the form of a white goose with the word INN painted in black on its body. The list of highlights continues with a Mose Tolliver painting on wood of a cut watermelon, an orange and black plaid Princeton reunion jacket with a badge declaring the wearer a member of the class of 1932, needlework and schoolgirl samplers, led by an 1804 contribution from Abigail Otis of Scituate, Massachusetts; a 19th-century mochaware pitcher decorated with a blue band, and a cast-iron candy store scale.

Signed Mose Tolliver painting on wood, est. $1,500-$2,000

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Jasper52 sets focus on Exclusive Photography and Prints, March 19

Works by Ralph Eugene Meatyard, J. Walter Collinge and Aaron Siskind will likely earn top lot status in Jasper52’s Exclusive Photography and Prints auction, which will be conducted on Saturday, March 19 starting at 7 pm Eastern time. Other artists represented in the tightly-curated 50-lot sale include George Platt Lynes, Ruth Bernhard, Jose Alemany, William F. Simpson, Hector Cecchini, Rennie Weber, Mitchel Obremski, Nickolas Muray, the Harcourt Studio, William C. Odiorne, Petr Helbich, Ed Hayes, the A.N. Studio, Hortense Schulze, Kim Hanson, Edwin Avery Field, Norman Kulkin, Rovere Scott, Stanislav Dolezel, Don Longanecker, Maurice Goldberg, Martin Tarter, Norman Van Pelt, Sun Yee Lee, Jerry Stiles, Ray Hand, Trudy Jacobs, Jeri Lawson, and some whose names have been lost to history.

Ralph Eugene Meatyard, ‘Untitled (Figure with Wall),’ est. $2,500-$3,000

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Jasper52 presents estate and designer jewelry, March 16

An 18K white gold and diamond tennis bracelet by Laurence Graff, a pair of David Webb diamond and emerald Day and Night Cross River earrings, and an 18K white and yellow gold Michele della Valle bracelet encrusted with emeralds and fancy yellow diamonds will lead Jasper52’s Exclusive Estate & Designer Jewelry auction, which will take place Wednesday, March 16, starting at 7 pm Eastern time. Additional notable lots in the sale include a circa-1930s diamond and platinum bracelet by Chaumet; a 61.41-carat tanzanite set in a pendant and surrounded by diamonds; a pair of Van Cleef & Arpels ruby and diamond earrings; a diamond engagement ring by Tiffany & Co.; a circa-1970s Boucheron necklace and earrings set featuring coral and onyx; a gold and enamel snake bracelet by Attilio Codognato; a circa-1980s Bulgari 18K gold ring with 2.64 carats of rubies; a circa-1900s Patek Philippe 18K gold lapel or pocket watch; and a 1990s-era Louis Vuitton necklace with an 18K yellow gold and diamond Eiffel Tower pendant.

18K white and yellow gold, emerald and fancy yellow diamond Michele della Valle bracelet, est. $79,000-$95,000

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Well curated selection of tribal art featured in March 15 sale

On Tuesday, March 15, starting at 2 pm Eastern time, Jasper52 will conduct a sale of Unique Tribal Art. It will feature a thoughtfully curated 167-lot selection of hand-crafted wooden masks and figures from tribes located around the world. Offerings include a large Hemba ancestor figure; a Dan mask, created by a community in what is now the Ivory Coast; a Bembe initiation mask; a Luba caryatid stool; a Boa Pongdudu warrior mask; a large Basikasingo ancestor figure; a Songye Kifwebe mask; a large Metoko figure; a large Ngbaka anthropomorphic face mask decorated with scarification markings; a classical Luba female cult figure statue; a Lwalu mask with its face completely covered with copper; a large Azande mask; a Shi plank mask, representing the primordial ancestor; a fearsome Salampasu warrior mask with a bulging forehead and two rows of pointy teeth; a Goma initiation mask; a Lilwa society mask; and a Zimba fetish figure.

Boa Pongdudu warrior mask, est. $1,500-$2,000

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Rainbow of choices in March 9 Antique to Modern Fine Jewelry sale

On Wednesday, March 9, starting at 4 pm Eastern time, Jasper52 will present a sale of Antique to Modern Fine Jewelry – almost 300 lots of exquisite necklaces, rings, earrings, bracelets and other pieces that will spark your imagination and brighten your wardrobe. Among the lots on offer are a pair of 14K white gold, emerald and diamond earrings; an emerald cut 18.00-carat aquamarine set in an 18K white gold ring, flanked by 74 small diamonds; a pair of multi-color sapphire earrings in 18K rose gold; an 18K white gold ring with a 1.01-carat Padparadscha sapphire and diamonds; 14K white gold earrings with diamonds and green-hued cultured pearls; a pink gold and diamond bracelet; a 14K white gold ring set with tsavorites, diamonds and blue and yellow sapphires; a cross-shaped diamond and blue sapphire pendant; and an 18K rose gold ring set with three rows of multi-colored sapphires.

18K rose gold ring with multi-colored sapphires and diamonds, est. $2,605-$3,860

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Americana spotlighted in Jasper52 March 10 auction

A 34-star canton from an American flag, a carved heart-in-hand Oddfellows lodge staff, and a red and white antique quilt with a Princess Feather pattern should rank among the top lots in New Hampshire Antiques Dealers: Americana, a Jasper52 auction that will take place on Thursday, March 10, starting at 6 pm Eastern time. As always, the sale is curated by Clifford Wallach, an expert in tramp art, folk art and Americana. Other notable items in the 481-lot sale include a cast iron star-shaped windmill weight; schoolgirl samplers, stoneware jugs and whirligigs; a circa-1840 grain-painted Pennsylvania blanket chest; trade signs, including a circa-1930s example touting Foot Long Hot Dogs; Native American sterling silver turquoise jewelry; a tramp art box by Gus Wynn; a large painted bride’s box or marriage box with a 1931 date; an 1840 tureen in the Columbia Star pattern; a trumpet vase by Carl Sorenson; a circa-1960s hanging bar light advertising Schlitz beer; Victorian majolica compotes; and an iron duck target from a shooting gallery.

34-star canton of a Civil War-era flag or a union jack, est. $3,500-$4,000

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