For Collectors of the Fine and Decorative Arts

Features From Previous Issues

Weighty Matters

Clichy piedouche paperweight with amber staves.

Decorative paperweights made in the 19th century not only imposed order on unruly documents, they put the world in a tiny “dome of many-coloured glass.” Continue reading

Fabric of Society

Neptune and Cupid Plead with Vulcan for the Release of Venus and Mars, circa 1625–36

Under the reign of Louis XIV, the art of tapestry was esteemed higher than painting, prized for its power to impress the masses with royal power and wealth. Continue reading