History of the Rarest of all Gemstones Today: Alexandrite

In our upcoming August 23rd Gallery Auction, we are proud to be offering a rare Platinum 2.76 ct Alexandrite & Diamond Ring.  It features a rare oval natural alexandrite weighing 2.76 carats with color changing from yellowish green to purplish brown. This gemstone is not only a beauty, but also has a rich history. (Lot […]

August 7, 2018

Alex Cooper Estate Attorney Information

Since 1924, we have concentrated our talents on the auction, real estate, fine arts & appraisal businesses. We’ve worked with thousands of families during transitional times and understand it can be overwhelming. At Alex Cooper, we care and make the process easy. We specialize in both real estate and estate sales – with in-house expertise […]

July 13, 2018

A Big Story on a Little Gold Coin

In our upcoming July 19th Gallery Auction, Alex Cooper is happy to offer a variety of unique coins and currency. We have an assortment of Ancient, US, and World coins in this sale. Here are the top picks from the collection: Lot #656 [US] 1853 Gold $1 Liberty, AU55 Major Obv Cud A “cud” on a […]

July 10, 2018

Travel Around the World at Alex Cooper

With pieces inspired by Europe all the way to Asia, and right back to Baltimore, our latest Discovery Auction is truly worldly. The online-only auctions concludes June 18, 2018, with all bids beginning at $20. We are so excited to offer such exotic pieces in our current sale. Bon Voyage, enjoy your bidding! Some worldly […]

June 15, 2018

Mad About Modern Art

When we talk about Modern Art, we are referencing the period of art that extends from the 1860’s into the 1970’s.  Modern Art is art that moved away from the stylistic traditions of the past into a phase of true experimentation.  When we see an abstract painting today it is not shocking as we have […]

June 12, 2018

My Nakashima Connection

Born in 1959 and growing up in the family auction business, I have witnessed over 40 years of shifting furniture styles.  First exposure was the 1960’s-70’s French Provincial era; however, my family home and many others eventually morphed and has maintained the stately Federal and Georgian styles.  In 1979, when I first visited the home […]

June 12, 2018