For Collectors of the Fine and Decorative Arts

Features From Previous Issues

Disruptive Design

Studio65, “Chiocciola” Chair, designed 1972

For the creators of Radical Italian Design, form didn’t have to follow function, and the only limits on what could be built were those of the imagination itself. Continue reading

Relentless Pursuit

Tea bowl with floral design on blue background

How one Gilded Age railroad tycoon’s madness for Japanese domestic ceramics took over his imagination and led to a large, highly particular collection. Continue reading

Silver Age

George III silver epergne

The best pieces of antique English silver are sought after for the inventiveness and exuberance of their designs, as well as for the exquisite craftsmanship they embody. Continue reading

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