Collectibles

Every detail of the Caran d’Ache 1010 (718.482.7500, www.carandache?.com )—from the tiny screw at...
Pen maker Montblanc was founded in Hamburg, Germany, in 1906, the same year that jeweler Van Cleef...
Peter Finer is a different sort of gun nut. Finer’s late father, an experienced skeet shooter,...
William Jamieson’s wares are not for the faint of heart. His 6,500-square-foot triplex apartment in...
"Why don’t you play something for us?" asked Dan DeMars, owner of DeMars Guitars, an instrument...
The Item. This is the passport that Wilt Chamberlain carried during his travels to Europe and the...
Call it sculpture for your wrists. Armrevolution ( www.armrevolution.com ), a design firm with...
It is January, and David Calvo’s studio is quiet, just as he prefers at this time of year. The two...
The art of Japanese porcelain making is at the core of Sailor’s Arita writing instruments. Named...
Evan Penny’s portrait sculptures can be painstakingly realistic and at the same time completely...
Omas and Maserati, both founded in Bologna, Italy, set out to create a sleek expression of their...
The featured items in Henry Taron’s next auction of antique walking sticks (the British term for "...
The cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles, Bayard Sharp Hall at the University of...
THE ITEM This rock crystal snuff bottle from China dates to the late 18th or early 19th century,...
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...
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...
The Item This trio of baseball jerseys was worn during the 1909 season by Joe Tinker, Johnny Evers...
The Item. This original, 40-by-60-inch promotional poster for Forbidden Planet shows the 1956 film’...
In Japan, as in the United States, companies have been printing baseball cards for about as long as...
The $74,000 Sveid corkscrew ( www.sveid.com ) might be more expensive than any bottle of wine it...
The Jiva Hill Park Hotel ( www.jivahill.com ) in France has begun offering easy access to some of...
Music "is to the soul what the water bath is to the body," wrote author and physician Oliver...
Lawrence Yerkes heals ailing books. The master bookbinder treats important and valuable volumes...
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 words of God have dominated Donald Jackson’s life for the last seven years. The British...
One of the latest creations from German clock maker Matthias Naeschke is a $70,000, 10-pound table...

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