When Ann Sacks founded her company in 1980, she was intent on displaying her tile in a manner that would stir the emotions of designers and their clients and compel them to have it installed in th
Winston Churchill, Franklin Roosevelt, Dwight Eisenhower, Douglas M
With the goal of creating the world’s most precious pen, artist Dav
Although official records noting his baptism, his marriage, the bir
Carl Fabergé’s workshop is renowned for creating splendid objets d’
Although connoisseurship usually must be nurtured over the course of y
In a sunlit studio in rural Oxfordshire, England, Joanna Migdal, dental drill in hand, kneels beside a large bronze sundial base as she engraves into its surface the words, “The Lord make his face
Alastair Crawford holds a large silver platter in his hands and tilts it to show the subtle detail that marks the piece as a product of the Georg Jensen silversmith workshop.
Elmer Crowell knew his talent for making wooden waterfowl decoys was extraordinary.
Serious collectors once had only two options when they wanted to shop for art and antiques: attend auctions or visit galleries.
Subhankar Banerjee has no fear of the wilderness. In 2001, he set out on a two-year, 4,000-mile quest to photograph the fragile, remote region of northeastern Alaska during all four seasons.
Inheriting an estimated $80 million and a Gilded Age cottage overlooking the Atlantic in Newport, R.I., is daunting at any age. Doris Duke did so when she was just 12 years old.
On april 18, 1923, a massive crowd converged upon what had been, less than a year earlier, a nondescript lumberyard in the South Bronx.
When Blatt Billiards opened in New York in 1923, the city was in the throes of pool fever.
Sunday in the Park with George, the 1985 Pulitzer Prize–winning Broadway musical by Stephen Sondheim, told the story of Parisian artist Georges-Pierre Seurat as he painted his most famous work,
In 76 b.c., the captain of a merchant vessel from Rhodes veered too close to the cliff-lined shores of an insignificant island off the farthest southern tip of the Greek peninsula, wrecking his tr
As the Olympic torch makes its way home to Athens this month, you can expect the usual deluge of commemorative souvenirs.
The aristocracy of Art Deco, the streamlined design style that swept the world in the 1910s, 1920s, and 1930s, is represented in a show at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts (617.267.9300,
Kenneth W. Rendell Gallery
When you are ready to invest in an heirloom chess set for you and y
David Oscarson Harvest Collection
Just as clothes can make the man, frames have
A staple of the nursery receives the traditional treatm
A wobbly legged coffee table is no match for GOAT: A Tribute to Muhammad Ali, a 792-page homage to the champ that weighs in at a hefty 75 pounds.
While NASA’s rover twins investigate Mars, an exhibit at the Sonoma County Museum (707.579.1500, www.sonomacountymuseum.com) in San
The new offering from Lionel (www.lionel.com) evokes the past while incorporating the latest digital technology.
All nine of the Fabergé imperial Easter eggs from the Forbes Collection have ended up in one basket—in Russia, from whence they originated.
Roger Schrenk, an antiques dealer in Alexandria, Va., has created the Interactive Database of Decorative Arts, which offers buyers and dealers of new and antique furnishings a database of more t
“In America, spas are goal-oriented—you go to lose weight or detoxify,” explains Umberto Angeloni, worldwide chairman of the Brioni clothing brand.