Art & Collectibles

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...
Ideally, a home—whether modest or magnificent—not only shelters the human body from the elements,...
Italian menswear brand Ermenegildo Zegna unveiled its first in series of art exhibitions and...
As an air force fighter pilot in the Vietnam War, Forrest Fenn flew 328 missions and was shot down...
A Swedish firearms maker that has produced limited-edition hunting rifles displaying design themes...
Jack Row Exclusive Writing Instruments debuted its inaugural design, Architect ( www.jackrow.com...
Before Heritage Auctions acquired the estate of Garth Montgomery Williams, Ed Jaster—a senior vice...
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...
A 6-foot-by-4.5-foot, 330-pound atlas from Australian publisher Millennium House, Earth Platinum (...
The acceptance of certain gifts sometimes has unexpected consequences. The Scottish monarchy, for...
In Frank Gehry’s world, it is a small landscape: a chunk of real estate approximately 40 square...
You might need a Christmas tree with braces instead of just branches to hang the 13.4-pound, $900...
The GIFT A set of five one-of-a-kind David Oscarson Harlequin pens, embellished with diamonds,...
The commander of the angels, the archangel Michael, appears on the barrel of the Tibaldi Sanctus...
Joseph Kurstin’s first netsuke was inexpensive and unattractive. But after five decades, the piece...
Oliver Cromwell may have famously instructed artists to depict him "warts and all," but he had...
Tales of the search for those raw materials that make possible the objects of beauty included in...
Los Angeles’ biggest patron of the arts is Eli Broad, the billionaire philanthropist and...
The cross-grained olive wood used in the Graf von Faber-Castell Elemento Collection ( www.faber-...
When the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art opens in Bentonville, Ark., on November 11, it will...
Unusual among book collectors because he did not grow up in a book-laden household, Dr. Gerald...
Three generations of Atlanta’s Moulthrop family ( www.moulthropstudios.com ) have yielded to the...
The beauty of the image is undeniable: A regal model in a black-and-white gown nearly glows against...
A parade of Abraham Lincoln–related milestones began two years ago with the bicentennial of his...
For his new book about Jesus, Pope Benedict XVI is using Faber-Castell pencils to write his...
Last November, Peter Bainbridge, of Bainbridges, a small auction house in England, asked his...
The most conspicuous removal of imperial treasures from China to points west occurred in 1860 when...
Kewpie dolls, comets, airplanes, dogs, Indians, policemen, birds, butterflies, devils thumbing...

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