Collectibles

Robert and Cheska Vallois’ fondness for Jean-Michel Frank’s Art Deco furnishings began more than...
Loiminchay Nine Dragons In Chinese art and folklore, dragons often symbolize power and prosperity...
“Jesus saves,” declared a bumper-sticker slogan for the Big Bad Boston Bruins of the early 1970s, “...
The little girl wears a serious expression and a sumptuous lace-trimmed gown, which the green...
Some 34,000 years ago, people carved artworks from the ivory tusks of the mammoths that roamed the...
Fischbach Gallery New York artist Colin Brown had become frustrated with his charcoal nightscapes...
Eernest Shackleton failed in his attempt to become the first man to reach the South Pole, but he...
Interior decorator and antiques dealer Keith Skeel considers the decorative objects that he owns...
Its Owner George Gruhn has owned and operated Gruhn Guitars in downtown Nash­ville, Tenn., since...
To the extent that pens can resemble cars, the Tibaldi for Bentley ( www.tibaldi.it ) writing...
When Judy Kensley Mckie sees a duck on a pond, she does not think, “Oh, how cute,” or “Look at it...
Hunting has supplanted golf as a means of cultivating social and business contacts, claims Richard...
Its Owner Edward Horswell is the director of London’s Sladmore Gallery, which specializes in...
When the subject of Pop artist Roy Lichtenstein (1923–1997) comes up, most of us think of paintings...
The Biblioctopus Catalog can be as entertaining a read as some of the rare and antiquarian books...
Its Owner Bill Mastro is the chairman and CEO of Mastro Auctions, a Chicagoland consignment auction...
However striking a fazioli piano ( www.fazioli.com ) may appear, the instrument’s truly...
Dr. C. Keith Wilbur’s collection of antique medical instruments indicates that 150 years ago, his...
An unfinished poker table made of mahogany, ebony, maple, and satinwood sits in the center of Mark...
The formidable line of custom fly-fishing reels from Hatch Outdoors ( www.hatchoutdoors.com ) has a...
William Secord can tell immediately whether a person likes dogs by how he or she reacts to the...
In 1682, Louis XIV—wishing to lock his fractious nobles in a golden cage where he could keep an eye...
‘‘If popularity were a true measure of worth,” a reporter for the New York Daily News wrote just...
The item pictured here—a miniature model of a 19th-century brush-making machine that could produce...
Its Owner Gary Milan, a retired dentist who lives in the greater Los Angeles area, maintains...
Steuben Glass is renowned for the clear, brilliant, and flawless lead crystal that its glassmakers...
Art for Heart’s Sake Fifty Foot Films ( www.fiftyfootfilms.com ) of Los Angeles promises to give...
THE ITEM A handwritten letter that Dwight Eisenhower wrote to his wife, Mamie, on February 15, 1943...
If you can pick up the Super Bowl XL Opus , you might be able to secure a spot on one of the teams...
Europe’s fascination with so-called primitive art reached its apogee during the first half of the...

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