Art & Collectibles

In 1682, Louis XIV—wishing to lock his fractious nobles in a golden cage where he could keep an eye...
Its Owner Gary Milan, a retired dentist who lives in the greater Los Angeles area, maintains...
‘‘If popularity were a true measure of worth,” a reporter for the New York Daily News wrote just...
William Secord can tell immediately whether a person likes dogs by how he or she reacts to the...
The item pictured here—a miniature model of a 19th-century brush-making machine that could produce...
If you can pick up the Super Bowl XL Opus , you might be able to secure a spot on one of the teams...
In his Rancho Dominguez, Calif., office, Joe Gonzalez displays an exceedingly rare 1927 Packard...
THE ITEM A handwritten letter that Dwight Eisenhower wrote to his wife, Mamie, on February 15, 1943...
Art for Heart’s Sake Fifty Foot Films ( www.fiftyfootfilms.com ) of Los Angeles promises to give...
Europe’s fascination with so-called primitive art reached its apogee during the first half of the...
Steuben Glass is renowned for the clear, brilliant, and flawless lead crystal that its glassmakers...
A one-of-a-kind electric bass guitar from German luthier Jens Ritter. A day of recording in the...
A full-size, airworthy replica of Charles Lindbergh’s plane, Spirit of St. Louis. The maps and...
An intricately detailed model of an automobile or superyacht of your choice, crafted by British...
“Frames are really the Cinderellas of the art world,” says Deborah Davis, author of the forthcoming...
Europeans of the 16th and 17th centuries prized amber as much for its oddity as for its beauty:...
Bending and welding metal into a chair that is as compelling to look at as it is comfortable to sit...
C.F. Martin & Co.’s 1 millionth guitar suitably marks the milestone. Beginning in 2002, inlay...
When Tony Stone encounters a tea caddy—a decorative container that can fit in both hands and was...
As it celebrates the 100th anni­versary of its founding, Mont­blanc is offering a pen that...
Janice Hyland and husband Alan Granby’s approach to art and antiques fairs is homegrown. The booth...
The ambitious group portrait demands attention. It depicts two daughters, two sons, and their...
“The blacker the better,” Eric Streiner says as he lifts a heavily tarnished Tiffany & Co. jug...
Tom Wegener’s preference for longboards—a type of surfboard that measures at least 9 feet and can...
At some point after his retirement from baseball, Joe DiMaggio made it a stipulation that he always...
While it may be true that teenage girls are prone to overdramatizing their lives, England’s...
The craftspeople at Cote France know how to keep a secret. In the 120 years since it invented the...
Most artists start small and move on to bigger things, but few have followed that career path as...
Some people experience epiphanies when they marry or when they become parents. But Mark Levin’s...
Powdered tobacco, or snuff, became a favorite indulgence when it arrived in China in 1644, but...

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