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The Gift Guided visits to the top contemporary art galleries, dealers, collectors, and museums in...
Photograph by Chris Challis
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...
The Item.Irish artist Harry Clarke completed this stained-glass window in 1930 (a year before his...
The ItemThis medallion flew into space aboard Apollo 12 in 1969. Commander Charles "Pete" Conrad...
Photograph by Sheila Gibson Stoodley
The next best thing to exploring the wreck of Titanic might be visiting Peter Boyd-Smith’s...
Photograph by George Rodger/Magnum Photos
During a rough stint covering World War II, British photojournalist George Rodger took some...
Photograph by Cordero Studios/www.corderostudios.com
When Montblanc issued its first limited-edition pen, a tribute to Lorenzo de’ Medici, in 1992,...
Doug Hansen did not reinvent the wagon wheel, but he has reverse-engineered it more than once. As...
The ItemThis device is the incarnation of Charles Babbage’s plans for the Difference Engine No. 2...
The Cavalieri Hilton (www­.cavalieri-hilton.com), set in a 15-acre park on the Monte Mario, Rome’...
Creating a 4,000-pound piece of glass art was only part of the challenge for Jonathan Christie;...
Although poisonous, the sap from an Asian sumac nevertheless can be irresistible—when it has been...
Fine art has long served propagandistic purposes. Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel frescoes, for...
The red cue ball in this billiards set from 1951 represents the People’s Republic of China (PRC...
A group of New Englanders has built a better telescope, better than the bronze Art Nouveau–style...
Lobkowicz Palace does not offer accommodations, but two nearby hotels in Malá Strana, or Little...
On May 23, 1618, members of Bohemia’s Protestant aristocracy expressed their displeasure with the...
Photograph by Cordero Studios/ www.corderostudios.com
Anthony Dias Blue has spent the last 30 years covering the wine and spirits industries, sampling...

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