Contrary to popular opinion that has undoubtedly been perpetuated by Britain’s climate, the English did not invent the umbrella.
The latest limited edition fountain pen from Marlen, a 21-year-old Italian company renowned for the smooth operation of its writing instrumen
The moderately sized, Art Deco–inspired Loiminchay Opus represents a departure from the pen maker’s previous collections of extra-large pens
One of Italy’s oldest and most respected pen companies pays homage to Venice with the $850 limited edition Omas Emozioni di Carnevale (the em
The company reputed to have made the first croquet set continues to make the best sets.
James Roundell gained more than expertise in Impressionist and modern paintings during his 22 years at the London office of Christie’s.
A few years ago, Peter Galassi, head of the photography department at New York’s Museum of Modern Art, decided to deaccession a number of pho
When the London office of Sotheby’s hired Robert Bowman in 1978, it did more than rescue him from accounting school; it introduced him to the
Sitting on a green Georgian sofa that was on display in his firm’s booth at the TEFAF Maastricht fair earlier this year, Lanto Synge, mana
Although antiques are often functional, few were originally designed as professional-quality tools.