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Art & Collectibles

Leaving Their Mark Look closely and you will see a hunter, dressed in skins, working a ramrod down...
Challenging the absence of soul, detail, and uniqueness in mass-produced adornments that flooded...
Photograph courtsy of Sothery's
We have no Circus Maximus today, no chariot races. But we do have the art auction, which—far from...
When you lift a really fine firearm, it seems to float in your hands; the equilibrium is so perfect...
Frank Pollaro adores Emile-Jacques Ruhlmann’s Art Deco furniture, but there are days when he curses...
Although to this day not everyone agrees with his conclusions, Englishman Charles Darwin helped...
Long before settling into his Norman Revival–style house in Connecticut, the executive of a...
After selling the Palm Beach, Fla., art and antiques fair that they cocreated in 1997 (now called...
The Battle of Trafalgar was British Admiral Horatio Nelson’s finest hour, and it was one of his...
Pens may not require the intricate technical mechanics of fine Swiss watches, but manufacture...
The abstract expressionists were an extravagant bunch who lived intensely and painted on a scale...
Sometime in the 1980s, Warren Adelson, founder of Adelson Galleries in New York, received a call...
Montblanc Bohème Royal The Bohème Royal pen by Montblanc is anything but bohemian. This $150,000...
At its booth at the 2005 TEFAF Maastricht fair, London antiques dealer Trevor Philip & Sons...
Always the gentleman, Rudolf van der Lak personally greets everyone who enters his bar, often with...
With the goal of creating the world’s most precious pen, artist David Montalto di Fragnito spent...
Winston Churchill, Franklin Roosevelt, Dwight Eisenhower, Douglas MacArthur, and virtually every...
Although official records noting his baptism, his marriage, the births of his children, the death...
Although connoisseurship usually must be nurtured over the course of years, if not decades, through...
However casually one delves into the realm of the ultimate gift, one inevitably encounters Peter...
Carl Fabergé’s workshop is renowned for creating splendid objets d’art, not chess sets. Indeed, the...
When Ann Sacks founded her company in 1980, she was intent on displaying her tile in a manner that...
In a sunlit studio in rural Oxfordshire, England, Joanna Migdal, dental drill in hand, kneels...
Elmer Crowell knew his talent for making wooden waterfowl decoys was extraordinary. The East...
Serious collectors once had only two options when they wanted to shop for art and antiques: attend...
Alastair Crawford holds a large silver platter in his hands and tilts it to show the subtle detail...
Sunday in the Park with George, the 1985 Pulitzer Prize–winning Broadway musical by Stephen...
Inheriting an estimated $80 million and a Gilded Age cottage overlooking the Atlantic in Newport, R...
Subhankar Banerjee has no fear of the wilderness. In 2001, he set out on a two-year, 4,000-mile...
When Blatt Billiards opened in New York in 1923, the city was in the throes of pool fever. Eight-...

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