Colorful decorative art offered in online auction Jan. 20

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Blown glass vase, mid-century modern, 2.6in high x 10in in diameter. Estimate: $120-
$150. Jasper52 image

NEW YORK – Jasper52 will conduct another online auction of decorative art on Wednesday, Jan. 20. More than 200 lots of high-quality glass, metalware, figurines, pottery and porcelain objects will be offered. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

Fans of midcentury modern will be intrigued with a blown cased-glass vase in clear crystal with ruby accents. The substantial glass masterpiece measures 10 inches in diameter and has a $120-$150.

Also made in the 20th century is a Rookwood Pottery bowl or vase that will complement any Arts and Crafts interior. The piece measures 4½ inches in diameter by 2 inches high and bears the Rookwood trademark with the Roman numerals XXI for 1921 (est. $150-$200).

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Rookwood Pottery bowl, dated 1921, 4½in in diameter x 2in high. Estimate: $150-$200. Jasper52 image

A lakeside cottage is pictured on a transfer-decorated Wedgwood dinner plate, an example of Aesthetic Movement design from the mid-19th century. The 9-inch plate is in excellent condition (est. $150-$200).

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Victorian Wedgwood transferware decorated plate, 9in in diameter. Estimate: $150-$200. Jasper52 image

Also from the mid-19th century is an oil painting of two chickens sizing up a frog that has hopped into their feeder. The small painting is signed “Aug Muller, Munich” (est. $3,000-$3,500). August Muller was active in Germany from about 1836 to 1885.

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August Muller (German, active 1836-1885) oil on board painting, 6½ x 10½ image, 14 x 17½in framed. Estimate: $3,000-$3,500. Jasper52 image

A contemporary work in the sale is a mother of pearl shell carved in a dragon motif. The intricately carved shell, done by a Balinese artisan, measures about 9 by 7½ inches (est. $250-$300). It comes with a wooden display stand.

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Mother of pearl shell intricately carved with a dragon motif, 9in high x 7½ in wide. Estimate: $250-$300. Jasper52 image

The Jasper 52 Exquisite Decorative Art auction will be conducted Wednesday, Jan. 20, starting at 7 p.m. EST.


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