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The GIFT A one-of-a-kind circa-1900 gold-and-quartz Fabergé snakehead cane handle. $950,000 From...
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The GIFT A set of five one-of-a-kind David Oscarson Harlequin pens, embellished with diamonds,...
In Frank Gehry’s world, it is a small landscape: a chunk of real estate approximately 40 square...
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The GIFT A trio of exceptionally rare violet porcelain Sèvres vases. $1.5 million In the early...
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The Gift An Art Deco–style perfume pendant necklace by Cartier, featuring a hand-carved morganite...
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The acceptance of certain gifts sometimes has unexpected consequences. The Scottish monarchy, for...
You might need a Christmas tree with braces instead of just branches to hang the 13.4-pound, $900...
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A large number of the 6,000 or so comic-book fans who attended the 2011 Boston Comic Con in April...
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A traveling interactive exhibition focusing on haute couture designer Jean Paul Gaultier made its...
The commander of the angels, the archangel Michael, appears on the barrel of the Tibaldi Sanctus...
Oliver Cromwell may have famously instructed artists to depict him "warts and all," but he had...
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Tales of the search for those raw materials that make possible the objects of beauty included in...
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Joseph Kurstin’s first netsuke was inexpensive and unattractive. But after five decades, the piece...
The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) in New York City is revealing an intimate view of 20th-century...
Old-master paintings are finally getting their own dedicated international art fair. Ten Parisian...
Chinese huanghuali furniture, named for the imported, golden-hued hardwood from which it was made,...
Sixty-fiveart and antique dealers will convene atNew York City’s Park Avenue Armory for Haughton’s...
Courtesy of Sotheby's
One of the most celebrated landscapes created by Austrian painter Gustav Klimt, an oil painting...
This month, Britishart dealership Trinity House Paintings,which has locations in London and...
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A high-energy Champion of emerging artists, Dean Valentine began collecting just 16 years ago but...

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