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Last November, Peter Bainbridge, of Bainbridges, a small auction house in England, asked his...
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The most conspicuous removal of imperial treasures from China to points west occurred in 1860 when...
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Kewpie dolls, comets, airplanes, dogs, Indians, policemen, birds, butterflies, devils thumbing...
The inspiration was rather esoteric: The Visconti Golden Man HRH (+39.055.45652.31, www.visconti.it...
Muhammad Ali has always understood the value of words. In an interview before the boxing legend’s...
Each year, the artisans of Graf von Faber-Castell produce a writing instrument using an unusual...
Since 1992, Montblanc has honored tastemakers from Augustus to Andrew Carnegie in its Patron of Art...
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Contemporary art reaches full flower in the second week of May at the New York branches of Sotheby’...
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As combat garb, suits of armor have been obsolete for centuries. But its sculptural qualities can...
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When the Grosvenor House Art & Antiques Fair—the leading British show of its kind—abruptly...
The ability to predict the weather with godlike accuracy began with a single invention: the...
If you walk past the windows of Sotheby’s Manhattan salesrooms between now and April 12, stop and...
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Of all the categories of collectibles that hobbyists choose to pursue—whether it’s coins or cars,...
Adorn your table with the works of silversmith Kevin O’Dwyer, and dinner conversation may turn to...
With the sweet scents from the adjacent sake brewery wafting through the air, Elizabeth Norris is...
< Back to Concierges' Guide to London  DAUNT BOOKS Of this bookshop’s six locations, the...
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< Back to Concierges' Guide to London  ALFIES ANTIQUE MARKET "Famous throughout the years" for...
When a blue and white vase showed up at Duke’s auction house in Dorchester, England, in a cardboard...
The largest collection of Salvador Dalí’s artwork outside of his native Spain was unveiled in...
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As Valentine’s Dayapproaches, we all begin to ponder perfect pairings. Those of us fortunate enough...

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