As Valentine’s Dayapproaches, we all begin to ponder perfect pairings.
Despite its lack of heft, the 66-pound Döettling Colosimo (
After more than six decades in the music industry, Quincy Jones still does not miss a beat.
Those who might be inclined to regard this month’s selection of his and her gifts for Valentine’s Day (see "Love Matches," page
The ancient Dong son culture of Southeast Asia left behind bronzes of unrivaled complexity and beauty.
On a spring evening in 1951, my maternal grandmother, Margot Zündorf, a blonde, blue-eyed 21-year-old German immigrant, was shot
Form meets function in a vintage Cartier clock.
THE GIFTA circa 190 BC–10 AD Egyptian mummy. A circa 600 BC–500 BC Egyptian sarcophagus.
THE GIFTA one-of-a-kind Montblanc writing instrument designed exclusively for the recipient.
Instead of beaming over the game jersey that Mickey Mantle wore during his final three seasons with the Yankees, or the rare 100
THE GIFTA solid-gold chalice from the 17th-century Santa Margarita shipwreck.
THE GIFTA nearly 30-pound piece of the famed Willamette meteorite. $900,000
Notwithstanding his fight-hyping poetry, Muhammad Ali gained more fame as a pugilist than as a writer.
René Lalique crafted some of the finest examples of glass sculpture ever made.
On November 9, Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction showcases two iconic works of pop art from two of the masters of the genre, Andy
New York’s Pace Gallery, once again independent after its April split from longtime partner the Wildenstein Gallery, reflects upon its pas
The Ciclotte (www.ciclotte.com), a design-driven stationary bike th
If the Major League Baseball Opus Marquee Edition had a trading card, the back would read something like this: pages: 790; size: 20 x 20 i
Had James Bond been vanquishing villains in the 19th century, surely he would have found a use for this Russian strongbox.
One of the highlights of the Kunsthaus Zürich museum’s centenary year is “Picasso” (October 15, 2010–January 31, 2011), an homage to the m
To commemorate its centennial on June 24, 2010, Italian carmaker Alfa Romeo commissioned Montegrappa for Alfa Romeo (
Trevor Barton loved to talk about his pipes.
While the gs and other BMW motorcycles enjoy a large and loyal following, two-wheel enthusiasts are less familiar with the German vehicle
Graf von Faber-Castell fashioned its Pen of the Year 2010 (
Colorado’s Ecosse Moto Works (www.ecossemoto.com) builds its new X-9 Titanium 29er
Though it lacks the brute power of its 503 hp automotive namesake, the Ferrari Surfboard Scuderia Spider is sure to deliv
Montblanc is perpetuating its 19-year-old Patron of Art series with handcrafted writing instruments celebrating England’s Queen Elizabeth
On December 31, 1914, the social pages of The New York Times cheerfully informed readers that Robert Goelet would host New Year’s Day trot
It is a telling commentary on the state of our culture that the only words by George Santayana, author of The Life of Reason, wit
The 16th-century French artist Valentin Bousch completed some of his most daring work for Prior Wary de Lucy.