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

Buccellati Beauties

In our upcoming June 14th auction, Alex Cooper is pleased to offer a wide variety of sterling silver. With makers such as Buccellati, Tiffany, Ilias Lalaounis and Christopher Lawrence, how could we not be excited? Some of the highlights of this collection include new Buccellati pieces, 80% off MSRP, complete with gift boxes and certificates. Founded […]

June 6, 2018

A Remarkable Remington

The most successful single statuette produced in America during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, The Broncho Buster by Frederic Sackrider Remington will be sold at Alex Cooper Auctioneers (lot # 904) on June 16, 2018. An icon of America’s west, The Broncho Buster was the first western action bronze of its kind, a frozen moment […]

May 29, 2018

Warming up to a Summery Discovery Auction

This week, ending May, 29th, Alex Cooper is proud to offer a wide variety of furniture, art, and jewelry in our online-only Discovery Auction- with all lots starting at $20. Here are a few highlights of the auction, perfect to get you in that summer mood. The first highlight is this wonderful lithograph by Thomas […]

May 25, 2018

George Nakashima Furniture Collection for Auction

Alex Cooper is pleased to announce that the upcoming June 16th auction will feature a 50-piece collection of George Nakashima furniture. From the Estate of Dr. Seymour and Mrs. Phyllis Lifschutz, Princeton, NJ. Dr. Seymour and Mrs. Phyllis Lifschutz began collecting George Nakashima furniture in 1956.  The Lifschutz and Nakashima families quickly forged a special […]

May 23, 2018

Collecting Art Like a Pro – How to Establish an Art Collection

At Alex Cooper art auctions we are pleased to offer our customers a wide variety of art to appeal to the varying levels of collector.  Every five weeks we offer something for the novice collector to the expert, longtime art collector.  Art collecting can be broken into levels and this visual is particularly helpful to […]

April 27, 2018