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Christening mug made in 1838 by John Tapley, est. $800-$1,000

Antique silver takes center stage at Jasper52 Dec. 4

Christening mug made in 1838 by John Tapley, est. $800-$1,000

Christening mug made in 1838 by John Tapley, est. $800-$1,000

NEW YORK – On Saturday, December 4, starting at 4 pm Eastern time, Jasper52 will conduct an Exclusive Silver Auction, spotlighting 51 tightly curated lots of exquisite antique pieces rendered in the time-honored precious metal. Items on offer include an early 18th-century George II cylindrical coffee pot; a child’s christening mug made in 1836 in Scotland; a pair of 18th-century octagonal cast candlesticks; an early 19th-century four-piece tea and coffee set; an 18th-century Queen Anne fire gilt tea caddy that takes an octagonal shape; a christening mug made in 1838 by London silversmith John Tapley; and a pair of early 19th-century gadroon border sauceboats. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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David Webb 18K gold bangle bracelet, est. $56,000-$67,000

Maximum holiday sparkle in Designer & Signed Jewelry sale, Dec. 1

David Webb 18K gold bangle bracelet, est. $56,000-$67,000

David Webb 18K gold bangle bracelet, est. $56,000-$67,000

NEW YORK – On Wednesday, December 1, starting at 8 pm Eastern time, Jasper52 will hold a sale of Designer and Signed Jewelry – 190 lots of precious and delightful pieces by the most storied names, firms and houses. On offer will be a vintage Chaumet 18K gold and diamond bangle bracelet; a Buccellati gold, diamond and tourmaline earrings and necklace set; a vintage David Webb 18K gold Zebra bangle bracelet; a Cartier diamond and platinum ring featuring a natural sapphire; a pair of Suzanne Belperron Dents de Loup clips in 18K yellow gold, platinum and diamonds; and a Harry Winston ring featuring a 4.03-carat emerald-cut diamond set in platinum. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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North Carolina walnut Chippendale desk, est. $156,000-$187,000

No turkeys in Jasper52’s Nov. 24 Thanksgiving Americana & Folk Art sale

North Carolina walnut Chippendale desk, est. $156,000-$187,000

North Carolina walnut Chippendale desk, est. $156,000-$187,000

NEW YORK – You’re tired, you’re full, perhaps uncomfortably so, and you do not want to watch football. That’s the alternative on Thanksgiving Day? Jasper52 will treat you to holiday entertainment that is far more exciting than broadcast sports. On Thursday, November 25, starting at 6 pm Eastern time, Jasper52 will present a 660-lot lineup that has been curated by Clifford Wallach, an expert in tramp art, folk art, and Americana. And while there might be images and representations of turkeys in the sale, not one of the lots on offer is a loser. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Hand-colored plate from Volume 1 of John and Thomas Doughty's Cabinet of Natural History and American Rural Sports, featuring a red-tailed hawk and an American sparrow hawk, est. $225-$275

19th-century hand-colored sporting prints lead Nov. 24 sale

Hand-colored plate from Volume 1 of John and Thomas Doughty's Cabinet of Natural History and American Rural Sports, featuring a red-tailed hawk and an American sparrow hawk, est. $225-$275

Hand-colored plate from Volume 1 of John and Thomas Doughty’s Cabinet of Natural History and American Rural Sports, featuring a red-tailed hawk and an American sparrow hawk, est. $225-$275

NEW YORK – On Wednesday, November 24, starting at 6 pm Eastern time, Jasper52 will offer Books from a Seller’s Private Collection. The 118-lot auction represents the ongoing liquidation of the holdings of a longtime book dealer. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Antique red and white Princess Feather quilt, est. $1,500-$2,000

Quilts and textiles featured in Jasper52’s Nov. 18 Americana auction

Antique red and white Princess Feather quilt, est. $1,500-$2,000

Antique red and white Princess Feather quilt, est. $1,500-$2,000

NEW YORK – On Thursday, November 18, starting at 6pm Eastern time, Jasper52 will conduct a sale of Americana Quilts & Textiles. The 160-lot auction offers a wide array of traditional and intricately patterned quilts and textiles, among them a circa-1910s patriotic quilt in red, white and blue; an antique indigo blue and white Delectable Mountains quilt; a circa 1920s-1930s blue and white Drunkard’s Path pattern quilt; a circa-1880s or -1890s cotton Mennonite strip stars quilt; an antique red and white Princess Feather quilt; a circa-1915-1920 Ohio Amish Friendship Quilt; as well as needlework, rugs and carpets, cloth dolls, antique garments, and even a silk Victorian top hat made in France. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Alex Sepkus 18K yellow gold, diamond and spessartite ring, est. $19,500-$20,000

Creative genius shines in Designer Jewelry & Watches sale, Nov. 14

Alex Sepkus 18K yellow gold, diamond and spessartite ring, est. $19,500-$20,000

Alex Sepkus 18K yellow gold, diamond and spessartite ring, est. $19,500-$20,000

NEW YORK – On Sunday, November 14, starting at 7 pm Eastern time, Jasper52 will hold an auction of Designer Jewelry and Watches. The 573-lot sale includes a 1981 Tiffany & Co. Paloma Picasso 18K yellow gold, platinum and diamond link necklace; a vintage Audemars Piguet 18K white gold and diamond ladies’ watch; a Hermes H D’Ancre 18K white gold and diamond bangle bracelet; an Alex Sepkus 18K yellow gold and diamond ring featuring a large orange spessartite stone; a Pasquale Bruni 18K white gold and diamond necklace; a set of 18K yellow gold and lapis lazuli cufflinks by Bulgari; a vintage IWC (International Watch Company) pocket watch in 18K yellow gold; and literally hundreds more outstanding and exquisite pieces. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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1970 double-bill poster for The Kinks and Elton John, est. $125-$250

Jasper52 to auction vintage psychedelic rock posters, Nov. 14

1970 double-bill poster for The Kinks and Elton John, est. $125-$250

1970 double-bill poster for The Kinks and Elton John, est. $125-$250

NEW YORK – On Sunday, November 14, starting at 2 pm Eastern time, Jasper52 will host a sale of Vintage Psychedelic Rock n Roll posters. The 237-lot lineup spans the 1960s to the present, and includes selections such as a 1966 Chet Helms and Wes Wilson lithograph design for a King Kong Memorial Dance; a 1967 poster published by Bill Graham touting a San Francisco appearance by the Byrds, Electric Flag, and B.B. King; a 1969 black-and-white Rolling Stones concert poster; a 1970 lithograph advertising a double bill of Elton John and the Kinks; a poster for a 1969 show at the Fillmore West with Santana as the main act; and a 1999 poster for a Counting Crows performance in San Francisco presented by Bill Graham. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Circa-1850s red, green and white coxcomb cotton quilt, est. $1,500-$1,800

NHADA Americana selection showcased in Nov. 11 auction

Circa-1850s red, green and white coxcomb cotton quilt, est. $1,500-$1,800

Circa-1850s red, green and white coxcomb cotton quilt, est. $1,500-$1,800

NEW YORK – On Thursday, November 11, starting at 6 pm Eastern time, Jasper52 will conduct an auction titled New Hampshire Antiques Dealers: Americana. Choices include an early 18th-century Huguenot brass wine cooler; a circa-1850s red and green coxcomb quilt; a circa-1770 mahogany Rhode Island side chair with open work splat and stop fluted legs; a late 17th-century London delft octagonal plate depicting William and Mary; a pair of horse head cast iron finials; and an 1828 needlework sampler from Portsmouth, New Hampshire. The 292 lots in the sale are, as always, curated by Clifford Wallach, an expert on tramp art, folk art, and Americana. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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House of Odiot 17-piece Napoleon III liqueur serving set, est. $19,000-$23,000

Exquisite decorative arts abound in Nov. 3 online auction

House of Odiot 17-piece Napoleon III liqueur serving set, est. $19,000-$23,000

House of Odiot 17-piece Napoleon III liqueur serving set, est. $19,000-$23,000

NEW YORK – It’s astonishing what the right thing in the right place can do for the look and feel of an interior. Some pieces are functional and become beloved household objects and even heirlooms. Others might have been purpose-made for a specific task that was rendered obsolete generations ago. Still others, from the moment of their conception, had the sole job of looking beautiful and bringing joy. On Wednesday, November 3, starting at 7 pm Eastern time, Jasper52 will hold an auction titled Exquisite Decorative Arts, containing 353 lots of objects, keepsakes, and perfect little touches that make a room sing. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Jasper52 offers original Modern lithographs and etchings, Nov. 3

Alexander Calder, ‘Braniff Airlines Flying Colors Suite,’ est. $4,000-$5,000

Alexander Calder, ‘Braniff Airlines Flying Colors Suite,’ est. $4,000-$5,000

NEW YORK – Prints might be the perfect medium for launching an art-collecting career. Seemingly countless beautiful and compelling works by well-known artists are available in this two-dimensional form; the variety of choices can be startling in its breadth and scope. On Wednesday, November 3, starting at 7 pm Eastern time, Jasper52 will conduct a sale of Original Modern Art Lithographs and Etchings in New York. The 67-lot sale features many works by 20th century Pop Art legend Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987) as well as creations by the peerless master of multiple media, Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881-1973); Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976), who possessed an almost wizardly command of color; contemporary French artist Michel Delacroix (b. 1933-), whose work focuses on street scenes of Paris; and the beguiling contemporary Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama (b. 1929-). Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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