Collectibles

The featured items in Henry Taron’s next auction of antique walking sticks (the British term for "...
Trevi Fountain, one of Rome’s most famous sculptural masterpieces, is immortalized in the Trevi...
The private salon of Countess Ottilie von Faber (1877-1944) was the inspiration for this year’s...
The Item This trio of baseball jerseys was worn during the 1909 season by Joe Tinker, Johnny Evers...
Marco Coppiardi insists that by employing Antonio Stradivari’s antiquated techniques, he produces...
Man’s Room , the new accessories collection from 23-year-old Serbian designer Damjan Popovac ( www...
It might look like a pig, but this bronze, 2,500-year-old Chinese wine vessel actually takes the...
Music "is to the soul what the water bath is to the body," wrote author and physician Oliver...
The Jiva Hill Park Hotel ( www.jivahill.com ) in France has begun offering easy access to some of...
The $74,000 Sveid corkscrew ( www.sveid.com ) might be more expensive than any bottle of wine it...
Lawrence Yerkes heals ailing books. The master bookbinder treats important and valuable volumes...
In Japan, as in the United States, companies have been printing baseball cards for about as long as...
The Item. This original, 40-by-60-inch promotional poster for Forbidden Planet shows the 1956 film’...
Gloria Books’ New York ( www.glorialuxury.com ), a 26-pound, 700-page, Italian-silk-bound volume...
One of the latest creations from German clock maker Matthias Naeschke is a $70,000, 10-pound table...
The words of God have dominated Donald Jackson’s life for the last seven years. The British...
Kelly Wearstler describes the items in her new home accessories line—the interior designer’s first—...
The Item The Green Brenham was part of a 35-pound meteorite that landed on earth at least 5,000...
The Item This French snuffbox depicts Napoléon Bonaparte, his second wife, Marie-Louise, and their...
An Indian prince of the late 17th and early 18th centuries would not be caught dead without his...
Bentley Motors and the Italian pen maker Tibaldi have teamed up to create Bentley at Brooklands (...
In private, maze-maker Adrian Fisher allows himself to be devilish. He and the five-member design...
William Laskin employs semiprecious gemstones the way that a painter uses watercolors or acrylics...
The Gift Guided visits to the top contemporary art galleries, dealers, collectors, and museums in...
Elizabeth Gann, a dealer in chess sets and boards, has no storefront and rarely allows clients into...
The Item. Irish artist Harry Clarke completed this stained-glass window in 1930 (a year before his...
The Item This medallion flew into space aboard Apollo 12 in 1969. Commander Charles "Pete" Conrad...
The next best thing to exploring the wreck of Titanic might be visiting Peter Boyd-Smith’s antiques...
During a rough stint covering World War II, British photojournalist George Rodger took some...
When Montblanc issued its first limited-edition pen, a tribute to Lorenzo de’ Medici, in 1992,...

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