Six Degrees of Andy Warhol

At Alex Cooper we have the distinct privilege of auctioning a wide array of items every auction.  We are given a unique glimpse into the lives and history of our clients.  And, from time to time , if we are really lucky, we get to follow the path of an item and watch it have […]

August 15, 2018

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

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

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

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