Collectibles

In Frank Gehry’s world, it is a small landscape: a chunk of real estate approximately 40 square...
The commander of the angels, the archangel Michael, appears on the barrel of the Tibaldi Sanctus...
Unusual among book collectors because he did not grow up in a book-laden household, Dr. Gerald...
The cross-grained olive wood used in the Graf von Faber-Castell Elemento Collection ( www.faber-...
Three generations of Atlanta’s Moulthrop family ( www.moulthropstudios.com ) have yielded to the...
Last November, Peter Bainbridge, of Bainbridges, a small auction house in England, asked his...
For his new book about Jesus, Pope Benedict XVI is using Faber-Castell pencils to write his...
Kewpie dolls, comets, airplanes, dogs, Indians, policemen, birds, butterflies, devils thumbing...
Each year, the artisans of Graf von Faber-Castell produce a writing instrument using an unusual...
The inspiration was rather esoteric: The Visconti Golden Man HRH ( +39.055.45652.31, www.visconti...
Since 1992, Montblanc has honored tastemakers from Augustus to Andrew Carnegie in its Patron of Art...
Muhammad Ali has always understood the value of words. In an interview before the boxing legend’s...
Contemporary art reaches full flower in the second week of May at the New York branches of Sotheby’...
The ability to predict the weather with godlike accuracy began with a single invention: the...
When the Grosvenor House Art & Antiques Fair—the leading British show of its kind—abruptly...
As combat garb, suits of armor have been obsolete for centuries. But its sculptural qualities can...
If you walk past the windows of Sotheby’s Manhattan salesrooms between now and April 12, stop and...
Of all the categories of collectibles that hobbyists choose to pursue—whether it’s coins or cars,...
Adorn your table with the works of silversmith Kevin O’Dwyer, and dinner conversation may turn to...
With the sweet scents from the adjacent sake brewery wafting through the air, Elizabeth Norris is...
< Back to Concierges' Guide to London ALFIES ANTIQUE MARKET "Famous throughout the years" for...
< Back to Concierges' Guide to London DAUNT BOOKS Of this bookshop’s six locations, the...
When a blue and white vase showed up at Duke’s auction house in Dorchester, England, in a cardboard...
The largest collection of Salvador Dalí’s artwork outside of his native Spain was unveiled in...
The ancient Dong son culture of Southeast Asia left behind bronzes of unrivaled complexity and...
After more than six decades in the music industry, Quincy Jones still does not miss a beat. In the...
Despite its lack of heft, the 66-pound Döettling Colosimo ( www.doettling.com ) should not be taken...
Edgar Degas’ 1897 pastel-and-charcoal work, Danseuses Jupes Jaunes ,will be a highlight of the...
As Valentine’s Dayapproaches, we all begin to ponder perfect pairings. Those of us fortunate enough...
Those who might be inclined to regard this month’s selection of his and her gifts for Valentine’s...

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