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Art & Collectibles

When every display space in the house is occupied by artworks, Brigitte Micmacker, co-owner of A...
Andy Warhol may have had a taste for Campbell’s soup, but his legacy lends itself to a heightened...
It has been 20 years since 11 unknown architects (Michael Graves and Aldo Rossi among them)...
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 a...
Baths usually are not newsworthy events, but the announcement last fall that Michelangelo’s David...
When the London office of Sotheby’s hired Robert Bowman in 1978, it did more than rescue him from...
James Roundell gained more than expertise in Impressionist and modern paintings during his 22 years...
The company reputed to have made the first croquet set continues to make the best sets. Jacques of...
Contrary to popular opinion that has undoubtedly been perpetuated by Britain’s climate, the English...
Sitting on a green Georgian sofa that was on display in his firm’s booth at the TEFAF Maastricht...
The latest limited edition fountain pen from Marlen, a 21-year-old Italian company renowned for the...
One of Italy’s oldest and most respected pen companies pays homage to Venice with the $850 limited...
Although antiques are often functional, few were originally designed as professional-quality tools...
It is hard to imagine a time when collecting Fabergé eggs was considered foolish, but that was...
During the Renaissance, in an age before the advent of the museum, Europe’s learned noblemen...
Since 1974, Gerard Widdershoven has guided New Yorkers in their pursuit of Art Deco delights. He...
The moderately sized, Art Deco–inspired Loiminchay Opus represents a departure from the pen maker’s...
A few years ago, Peter Galassi, head of the photography department at New York’s Museum of Modern...
TO BIND OR NOT TO BIND, that is the question. “Essentially it’s a matter of restoration or...
Jim Rogers believes Angola is one of the world’s greatest investment opportunities and that...
French leather accessories maker Gustto (858. 336.7067, www.gustto.com ) bridges the gap between...
“A syncopation of space, form, and color,” says architect Alexander Gorlin, the proud papa of a...
When art dealer Otto Naumann was ready to bring to market his finest acquisition, a $40 million...
Some mind games—such as chess or backgammon—are eternally entertaining. Chess sets themselves are...
The winning squad in last year’s World Series of Birding, an annual competition in which more than...
It is natural to view Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso as artistic rivals. They were contemporaries...
We may have been guilty of hyperbole in January 1986, when our cover touted excerpts from the book...
Entrepreneur and environmentalist Kelly Lebwith knows that luxurious indulgence and environmental...
In 1989, the discovery of $1.22 billion in sunken gold treasure off the Carolina coast put an 1857...

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