FrontRunners: Racing Leathers

Vintage racecars inspired the new Bamford & Sons Concours d’Elegance (www.bamfordandsons.com) series, a line of accessories that includes weekenders ($1,294 to $14,645) and a $4,070 backgammon set made from calf leather rendered in black and Ferrari red. The British luxury-goods company also recently introduced its Wooton line, a more rugged-looking collection of bags and small items ($480 to $1,294) made from unlined suede and leather in shades of cream and brown.

When the air had cleared after the frenzy of New York’s spring art auctions, players and spectators...
This circa-1900 pink-swirl marble is in what Dan Morphy calls “wet mint condition,” or as pristine...
Photo by Bob Tursack
Maya Angelou’s art collection focused on works by African-American masters...
The display is part of a hotel-wide renovation that will be completed by the end of the year...
Heritage Auctions will also offer Mickey Mantle’s rookie card and Mike Ditka’s Super Bowl playbook…
Photo by Cordero Studios⁄corderostudios.com
Charles and Judy Tate assembled a world-class collection of Latin American art—and then gave it all...
Photo by The Strong, Rochester, N.Y.
The American game culture is almost as old as the country itself...
Photograph by Ron Pierson, courtesy of Guernsey's
The bounty from the sunken ship includes 40 tons of silver and gold valued at $450 million…
Photo by Michael Richter
Visitors trekked to Maastricht, the Netherlands, for the March opening day of the European Fine Art...
The 13 new portraits include images of Douglas Cramer, Judy Garland, and Ernesto Esposito…