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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...
Photo by Nathan Coley
< 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...
Photo by Christie’s Images Ltd.
Edgar Degas’ 1897 pastel-and-charcoal work, Danseuses Jupes Jaunes ,will be a highlight of the...
Photo by Lisa Charles Watson; Styling by Charles W. Bumgardner
As Valentine’s Dayapproaches, we all begin to ponder perfect pairings. Those of us fortunate enough...
Those who might be inclined to regard this month’s selection of his and her gifts for Valentine’s...
After more than six decades in the music industry, Quincy Jones still does not miss a beat. In the...
Photo by Cordero Studios/www.corderostudios.com
The ancient Dong son culture of Southeast Asia left behind bronzes of unrivaled complexity and...
Photo by John Lawton
Form meets function in a vintage Cartier clock. At the turn of the last century, journeys were...
On a spring evening in 1951, my maternal grandmother, Margot Zündorf, a blonde, blue-eyed 21-year-...
Photo by Richard Goodbody
THE GIFT A nearly 30-pound piece of the famed Willamette meteorite. $900,000 The Willamette...
Photo by Marty Mac
THE GIFT A circa 190 BC–10 AD Egyptian mummy. A circa 600 BC–500 BC Egyptian sarcophagus. $165,000...
Photo by Tom Seelbach
THE GIFT A one-of-a-kind Montblanc writing instrument designed exclusively for the recipient. First...
Photo by  James Leynse
Instead of beaming over the game jersey that Mickey Mantle wore during his final three seasons with...
Photo by Ron Pierson
THE GIFT A solid-gold chalice from the 17th-century Santa Margarita shipwreck. $1.3 million The...
On November 9, Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction showcases two iconic works of pop art...
Notwithstanding his fight-hyping poetry, Muhammad Ali gained more fame as a pugilist than as a...
René Lalique crafted some of the finest examples of glass sculpture ever made. But for the artist,...
Photo by Geoffrey Celements, courtesy Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
New York’s Pace Gallery, once again independent after its April split from longtime partner the...
Photo by Ezio Manciucca
The Ciclotte ( www.ciclotte.com ), a design-driven stationary bike that arrived in the United...
If the Major League Baseball Opus Marquee Edition had a trading card, the back would read something...
Photo by John Lawton
Had James Bond been vanquishing villains in the 19th century, surely he would have found a use for...
One of the highlights of the Kunsthaus Zürich museum’s centenary year is “Picasso” (October 15,...
Photo by Christie’s Images Ltd.
Trevor Barton loved to talk about his pipes. The British appliance salesman, who died in 2008 at...
To commemorate its centennial on June 24, 2010, Italian carmaker Alfa Romeo commissioned...
Photo by Richard Beer
Graf von Faber-Castell fashioned its Pen of the Year 2010 ( www.graf-von-faber-castell.com ) using...
Montblanc is perpetuating its 19-year-old Patron of Art series with handcrafted writing instruments...
Photo by Christie’s Images Ltd. 2010
On December 31, 1914, the social pages of The New York Times cheerfully informed readers that...

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