Alex Cooper offers a diverse collection of 20th century decorative arts, including furniture, glass, ceramics, clocks and sculpture dating from the Art Nouveau period to modern day. Complement your collection with a Rene Lalique Goblet Six Figurines vase, a Henri Godet Femme Fleur bronze bust, or a Tiffany Studio ‘Dragonfly’ table lamp. Whether you’re an interior decorator looking for the perfect finishing touch or a first-time buyer searching for a conversation-starting accent piece, it can be found at the next Alex Cooper Gallery Auction
We are proud to offer Asian arts from China, Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia, India and Nepal. Previous auctions have included rare items ranging from a 17th century Tibetan Buddhist devotional thangka and a Japanese Imari porcelain palace vase to a Chinese Export Martin Luther portrait plate. Our Gallery Auctions regularly include jade and hardstone pieces, scholar’s objects, scrolls, bronzes, and paintings – whatever Asian antiquity you seek, you’re sure to find it at Alex Cooper.
Alex Cooper offers a diverse selection of books, manuscripts and ephemera for sale in our Gallery Auctions. Items featured in previous sales range from the first volume of the Lincoln-Douglass debates of 1858 signed by President William Taft and a 1629 Whole Book of Psalms with embroidered cloth binding to a 1777 map of the Ottoman Empire and a document signed by Richard Stockton, New Jersey Signer of the Declaration of Independence. Whether you are a long time collector or simply looking for a special piece of Americana, Alex Cooper has the item for you.
Our jewelry auctions frequently include magnificent multi-carat diamond rings, gold and diamond brooches, necklaces and bracelets, as well as gold wrist and pocket watches. We frequently feature pieces from recognized makers such as Tiffany & Co., Bulgari, Van Cleef & Arpels, David Webb, and Patek Philippe. From gold to silver and diamonds to pearls, you’re sure to find an extraordinary piece of jewelry at Alex Cooper.
Our gallery auctions include a wide selection of decorative arts, ranging from sculptures, porcelain and ceramics, clocks, glassware and metalwork to toys, dolls and other collectibles. Previous featured items range from a rare 12th century carved stone stele of Vishnu and a late 19th century/early 20th century Grande Tour bronze of Mercury to an elegant pair 19th century Louis XV style bronze chenets. Regardless of the decorate art you seek, rest assured that our selection is vast and every sale includes items to suit any style.
Our Auctions include a wide array of period and reproduction American, English, Continental and Oriental furniture, dated from the 17th century to modern day. Previous sales have included many notable pieces, including a 18th century American Chippendale painted pine blanket chest, a third quarter of the 19th century Louis XVI style gilt bronze mounted commode by Mercier Freres and a sleek 20th century George Nakashima Minguren walnut desk. Whether you seek a item for everyday use or a rare, signature piece for your private collection, you’ll find it at Alex Cooper’s next auction.
Our luxury accessories auctions feature contemporary and vintage handbags, scarves, and wallets from the world’s top designers. Alex Cooper frequently features pieces from renowned brands such as Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Fendi, Hermes, Saint Laurent, Prada, and Gucci. From luxury handbags made by the world’s top designers to rare vintage luggage, and everything in between, you’re guaranteed to find an extraordinary accessory at Alex Cooper.
Our sales regularly include firearms, swords and knives, uniforms, badges and military-themed art, prints and ephemera. Highlights from previous auctions range from a World War I Colt .45 caliber Model 1911 and a Colt “Sporter” Match Hbar semi-automatic rifle to a near-fine custom bowie knife by Bill Moran. Our auction items are sourced from collectors around the world and offer a chance to take home a unique piece of history. Whether you seek an antique weapon or contemporary piece of militaria, you’ll find the item you desire at Alex Cooper.
Our Gallery of Rugs offers the region’s most expansive collection, including pieces from Persia, Turkey, China, India and the Caucasus. Our distinctive pieces will transform whatever space you choose for them. You’ll find antique and modern rugs in whatever shape, size or style you seek, — including Heriz, Sarouk, Bijar, Kazak and Nichols Chinese rugs – at Alex Cooper.
We regularly offer world silver pieces from renowned designers and brands, including Georg Jensen, Gorham, Stieff, Tiffany & Co, and Reed & Barton, with pieces dated from the 18th century to modern day. Whether you seek sterling flatware to complete your service, a pair of repoussé sterling candelabra to accent your dining table, or a sterling vase for display, you will find the perfect silver piece at Alex Cooper’s Gallery Auctions.
We are proud to offer beautiful and collectible fine art in all of our auctions. While we regularly feature works by noted international artists, including Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall, Andy Warhol and Edward Moran, we are the leader in sales of works by distinguished local artists, including Joseph Sheppard, Herman Maril, Otto Muhlenfeld, Aaron Sopher and Melvin Miller. Whether you prize the 18th century Masters or are looking to add to your collection of contemporary lithographs, you’ll find the piece you seek at Alex Cooper.
Alex Cooper regularly auctions specialty and vintage toy and train collections, including rare, antique Lionel post and prewar, Ives, Voltamp, Howard, Knapp, American Flyer, Dorfan, Buddy L and many others.
From cast iron to tin plate we specialize in fresh to the market items realizing top dollar for your prized collections. In addition to our train collections, Alex Cooper’s toy auctions regularly feature vintage pull toys, wind-up/friction toys, G.I. Joes, dolls, action figures, stuffed animals, cast iron toys, Matchbox cars, and plastic vehicles and sets from highly collectible makers such as Aurora, Banner, Ideal, Hubley, Renwal and Thomas.
Whether you are interested in buying or selling, everyone who appreciates vintage toys and model trains will find something to love at the next Alex Cooper Auction.
Alex Cooper regularly auctions coins, currency and exonumia. Whether it is a 1907 $20 Double Eagle Hi Relief NGC MS66, a bag of foreign silver coins, some old currency or medals, we can describe and present your numismatic property for top dollar. The auction appears online on Alex Cooper’s bidding platform, in addition to three other sites, which draw in thousands of viewers
In 2020 Alex Cooper handled an estate of 154 certified gold coins, large estates of family collections going back 50-100 years, and single individual coins. In early 2021 there will be a gold coin collection minimally worth $340,000. It includes a beautiful 1811 $5 PCGS MS64 CAC. You never know what could be in a bag of coins, like the 1877 Indian found in a bag of 100 Indian Cents.
We can help certain coins by getting them graded at PCGS or NGC or advising which coins should just be spent. Contact us by phone or email and we can start the process.
The fashion department at Alex Cooper represents several eras including vintage fashion from the 1920s to the mid-20th century as well as contemporary designers including Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent, Christian Dior and many other recognizable names. We also represent Victorian and Edwardian historical costume and accessories including handbags, ethnic and tribal textiles and dress, and designer costume jewelry. Alex Cooper offers carefully curated fashion auctions offering an interesting selection of items from one century to the next