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Although he became a legend for his amorous proclivities, Casanova was also a renowned adventurer...
The fountain pen and the stick shift are two 20th-century inventions that hold their appeal for...
During a recent birding festival in Cape May, N.J., the most popular sighting could not be...
With the Beam Sensor ($100) from Colibri (401.943. 2100, www.colibri.com), lighting a cigar is...
Violin makers are still trying to determine what Antonio Stradivari knew that they do not. In more...
E-mail is convenient, but it cannot offer the satisfaction derived from sending or receiving a...
Montblanc (800.995.4810, www.montblanc.com) has introduced a new collection of platinum-plated and...
Early paintings by Picasso and his contemporaries demonstrate just how strong the aesthetic...
When every display space in the house is occupied by artworks, Brigitte Micmacker, co-owner of A...
It has been 20 years since 11 unknown architects (Michael Graves and Aldo Rossi among them)...
Andy Warhol may have had a taste for Campbell’s soup, but his legacy lends itself to a heightened...
Sometimes the marks of quality are obvious: the radiance of a diamond or the sheen of a mink coat...
Collectors of Montblanc (800.995.4810) limited edition Patron of the Arts 4810 fountain pens have...
Baths usually are not newsworthy events, but the announcement last fall that Michelangelo’s David...
The company reputed to have made the first croquet set continues to make the best sets. Jacques of...
When the London office of Sotheby’s hired Robert Bowman in 1978, it did more than rescue him from...
A few years ago, Peter Galassi, head of the photography department at New York’s Museum of Modern...
The latest limited edition fountain pen from Marlen, a 21-year-old Italian company renowned for...
The moderately sized, Art Deco–inspired Loiminchay Opus represents a departure from the pen maker’...
Although antiques are often functional, few were originally designed as professional-quality tools...

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