Articles in Art & Collectibles

Although Faber-Castell’s history spans more than 250 years, the German maker of pens and pencils...
Photo by Jim Trotter
David Oscarson, the irreverent St. Louis pen maker, is known to produce designs based on themes...
Jack Row—a 26-year-old goldsmith in Birmingham, England—made his debut in the luxury pen market...
Entering Kunstkammer Georg Laue is akin to walking into the 16th-century library of a learned...
Andrew Jackson demonstrated that he was indeed "a man of the people"—and not another member of the...
When an exceptionally rare camera commands a record-setting sum, the sale usually takes place...
Photo by Christie’s Images LTD.
Each May in New York, the art world holds its equivalent of the World Series: The Impressionist and...
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An unshakable desire to possess what divine providence or the dictates of overzealous lawmakers...
With a modest two-paned window display framed by a dark blue facade, the Map House (www.themaphouse...
Photo by Stephen Coan
First-time patrons of Bauman Rare Books (www.baumanrarebooks.com) in New York City will discover...
Craig Sopin assumed the upcoming 100th anniversary of the sinking of Titanic would boost demand for...
Swiss watchmaker Ulysse Nardin, which first found success in the mid-1800s manufacturing marine...
Photo by Jean-Pierre Lescourret/Corbis
Ideally, a home—whether modest or magnificent—not only shelters the human body from the elements,...
Photo by David Foxhoven
As an air force fighter pilot in the Vietnam War, Forrest Fenn flew 328 missions and was shot down...
Before Heritage Auctions acquired the estate of Garth Montgomery Williams, Ed Jaster—a senior vice...
Jack Row Exclusive Writing Instruments debuted its inaugural design, Architect (www.jackrow.com),...
Photo by Erik Karlsson
A Swedish firearms maker that has produced limited-edition hunting rifles displaying design themes...
Photo by Guillaume de Laubier
The vast contemporary art collection at the Pompidou Center in Paris has been known to overwhelm...
In the early 20th century, Japanese fountain pen maker Namiki was faced with a dilemma; merchants...
Photo by Adriano Carafoli
A 6-foot-by-4.5-foot, 330-pound atlas from Australian publisher Millennium House, Earth Platinum (...

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