Menagerie of Japanese netsuke parade in online auction Oct. 31

Netsuke are Japanese miniature sculptures originally used as toggles on the end of a cord that held a money pouch or inro. Evolving over time from their utilitarian purpose, netsuke have become an expressive art form in itself and a coveted collectible in the Asian community. Jasper52 will present an auction of premium netsuke on Wednesday, Oct. 31.

Boxwood netsuke of a leaping wild boar, signed ‘Shuzan,’ 19th century, 2 1/8 inches long. Estimate: $5,500-$7,000. Jasper52 image

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Jasper52 to host ‘Spooktacular’ auction on Halloween, Oct. 31

A macabre collection that will scare bidders silly with the frightful delights is offered in an online auction being conducted by Jasper52. Items range from Gothic horror to Universal Pictures movie monsters. A Spooktacular Auction: Horrors & Nightmares will be conducted on Halloween, Wednesday, Oct. 31, starting at 9 p.m. Eastern time.

An antique child-size casket that features a folk art acrylic painting in an American nautical theme signed by Edwin Nagel (b. 1925) and dated 1993. Estimate: $6,500-$8,000. Jasper52 image

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63 Rolex models offered in luxury watch auction Oct. 24

Watch collectors and anyone desiring a luxury timepiece should peruse the Jasper52 auction catalog of premium designer wristwatches that will be sold Wednesday, Oct. 24. The online auction features the most sought-after names in watchmaking such as Patek Philippe, Vacheron Constantin, LeCoultre and Rolex, many in 18K gold.

Rare Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date in Florentine finish, 18K yellow gold with 18k tellow gold bracelet, ref.1502, made 1953-1963. Estimate: $18,000-$22,000. Jasper52 image

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Taste-tempting vintage posters the toast of Jasper52 sale Oct. 24

Before the invention of the radio and television, businesses advertised their goods and services in print media. The most attractive means was posters—the bigger and brighter, all the better. Dozens of original 19th- and 20th-century posters are offered in a Jasper52 online auction that will be conducted Wednesday, Oct. 24.

Jose Belon original poster advertising St. Raphael quinquina, 78½ x 50¾ inches. Estimate: $2,500-$2,600. Jasper52 image

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Classic horror movie posters star in online auction Oct. 17

Original posters for classic horror movies are the main attractions of a Jasper52 online auction on Wednesday, Oct. 17. Items span the silent era through the 1980s. The Jasper52 auction also offers original scripts for Beetlejuice (1988), The Fly (1985) and An American Werewolf in London (1981).

‘Return of the Ape Man,’ original half sheet poster, starring Bela Lugosi and John Carradine, 1944, 22 x 28 inches, paper-backed, near fine condition. Estimate: $8,000-$1,000. Jasper52 image

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Jasper52 toasts Mid-Century Modern designs Oct. 16

Mid-Century Modern is celebrated in stylish and innovative designs offered in a Jasper52 online auction on Tuesday, Oct. 16. Clean lines, organic contours and stylish functionality are all present in this specially curated sale. Furniture, lighting, glassware and other home furnishings fill the 151-lot auction catalog dubbed Sleek Designs: The Mid-Century Modern Sale.

Pair of armchairs by Kurt Ostervig for Jason Møbler, model 301 in teak, 1956, excellent condition. Estimate: $13,000-$16,000. Jasper52 image

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Lustrous sterling silver in the spotlight at online auction Oct. 10

Time-honored silver items are the focus of a Jasper52 online auction Oct. 10. Lots range from 18th-century trays and teapots to 20th-century Georg Jensen and Tiffany flatware.

Gorham sterling silver soup tureen, Providence, R.I., 1892, Neoclassical style, 15in across the handles, 63.2 troy ounces. Estimate: $2,000-$2,500. Jasper52 image

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Art Nouveau, Deco jewelry sparkles in Jasper52 auction Oct. 10

Bold and beautiful jewelry designs of the Art Nouveau and Art Deco eras are featured in a Jasper52 online auction that will be conducted Wednesday, Oct. 10. Antique gold and platinum rings, brooches, pendants and necklaces, many of them adorned with gemstones, comprise this glittering 87-lot auction.

Antique 18K gold and platinum brooch set with a gem cat’s-eye, diamonds and rubies, circa 1890s. Estimate: $8,000-$10,000. Jasper52 image

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Art of the ’80s auction Oct. 3 projects exuberant backlash

Art of the ’80s, bursting with defiant, upbeat imagery, is presented in a collection of works that will be sold in a Jasper52 online auction on Wednesday, Oct. 3. Driven by a force that was amiable and edgy, fun and liberating, artists working in this decade produced light artworks that were well-received by the public then and to this day.

‘It’s a Beautiful Day’ by Michael Clark, 1985 signed mixed media, paper size is 22.5in x 30in. Estimate: $5,300-$6,100. Jasper52 image

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Prized Asian antiques bound for Jasper52 auction Oct. 2

Jasper52 will present an online auction of premier Asian antiques on Tuesday, Oct. 2. This finely curated sale brings together ancient Chinese pottery, impressive bronze Buddhas and much more, creating a comprehensive representation of the Asian tradition.

Iron helmet covered with black lacquer inlaid with mother of pearl, Meiji period (1868-1912). Estimate: $1,500-$2,000. Jasper52 image

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