Bronze figures at the fore of Jasper52 auction Dec. 16

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France figural gilded-bronze mantel clock, 19th century. Estimate $47,250-$67,500

NEW YORK – Jasper52 will conduct an Exquisite Decorative Arts online auction on Wednesday, Dec. 16. The auction consists of well over 700 lots of decorative arts to enhance any interior, from art glass to bronze sculptures. Bid absentee or live online exclusively through LiveAuctioneers.

The sale is a mix of contemporary and antique objects. The latter category is led by a 19th century French figural clock depicting an Arab on horseback. This impressive timepiece has a $13,500 reserve.

An antique bronze sculpture of a Spartan archer by Otto Schmidt-Hofer (German, 1873-1925) stands almost 23 inches high. The sculptor’s work was primarily Neoclassical and Art Nouveau between 1893-1914 and Art Deco from 1915 until his death. This formidable bronze carries an estimate of $21,700-$31,000.

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French bronze archer signed Schmidt-Hofer, late 19th century, 57cm high. Estimate: $21,700-#1,000. Jasper52 image

Among the contemporary pieces in the auction is an 8-inch-high blown Bohemian blown-glass vase in the Art Nouveau style popular at the turn of the 20th century (est. $600-$700).

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Bohemian Art Nouveau-style blown glass vase, 8 ¼ in high. Estimate $600-$700. Jasper52 image

An antique metal box decorated with embossed hunt scenes is in excellent condition. It measures about 4½ by 4¾ by 5 inches (est. $800-$1,000).

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A vintage metal box decorated with embossed hunt scenes, 4½ by 4¾ by 5in. Estimate: $800-$1,000. Jasper52 image

Porcelain featured in the sale includes an antique hand-painted Japanese tea set (est. $900-$1,100.

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Hand-painted Japanese porcelain tea set, hand-painted. Estimate $900-$1,100. Jasper52 image

The Jasper52 Exquisite Decorative Arts Auction will start on Wednesday, Dec. 16, at 7 p.m. Eastern time.

 

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