Noteworthy Artists and Designers to be Featured in Upcoming Rita St. Clair Auction

Interior designer Rita St. Clair’s iconic collection, featuring high-end decorative arts and furniture, will be showcased in an upcoming Alex Cooper auction on June 3rd, 2017. Rita St. Clair Associates, a firm based in Baltimore, focuses on hospitality, restaurant, institutional, and residential interiors. The collection features pieces that St. Clair used as a source of […]

June 2, 2017

Jean-Michel Basquiat for Auction June 17th

Last week, capping off an extraordinary Post-War and Contemporary Art auction season in New York City, Sotheby’s sold an Untitled painting from 1982 by the late Jean-Michel Basquiat for a record breaking $110.5 Million. This sale, originally guaranteed at $60 Million, surpassed Andy Warhol’s previous standing, as the highest paid at auction for a work […]

June 1, 2017

Specialty Phonograph Collection for Auction

“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent.” – Victor Hugo Dr Leigh M. Martinet 1924 – 2016 To Leigh Martinet, phonographs were not machines, they were “friends.” This stemmed from a childhood hobby of collecting devices that played recorded music. Their fascinating appearance and the different way […]

April 21, 2017

Estate Collection of Guns & Weapons Auction April 8th

Live Auction Includes Rifles, Shotguns, Revolvers, Pistols, Swords & Militaria. {Auction Lots 800-985} Absentee & live bidding available on: Alex Cooper Hibid, Invaluable & Live Auctioneers Auction Location: 908 York Road, Towson, MD 21204 Auction date and time: Saturday, April 8 at 10 am. Preview: Tuesday, April 4 to Friday, April 7 from 10 am […]

March 30, 2017

April 6th Jewelry Highlights

Let your style bloom at Alex Cooper’s Spring Gallery Auction. With almost 200 lots of fine jewelry to choose from –there is no shortage of fabulous pieces in this sale. Our fine jewelry specialist Jenny Putnam stated, “There are some very special estate pieces in our spring auction. If vintage is your style, this is […]

March 30, 2017

Train & Toy Collection

With our specialty train and toy auction open for bidding, I sat down with resident expert Jamey Levinson and asked him, “what are you favorite lots and why?” 1). Lot 8031 – Very fine Lionel Postwar 773 Hudson and Tender Lot 8031 is one of the finest locomotives that Lionel produced in the post war […]

March 24, 2017