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Show a Little Leg: Three Centuries of French Table Legs
Show a Little Leg: Three Centuries of French Table Legs
Each period of French furniture design is characterized by elements that reflect the stylistic...
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Hidden in Plain Sight: Weapon Canes
Hidden in Plain Sight: Weapon Canes
Beginning in the Victorian era, a walking stick was a staple of any wealthy man’s wardrobe. As...
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Time for Tea! How Tea Changed World History
Time for Tea! How Tea Changed World History
Tea bears a rich and complex global history, originating in ancient China nearly 5,000 years...
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The Wonderful Wares of Venice
The Wonderful Wares of Venice
Anyone who has been to Venice knows that it is a world all its own. Floating atop the waters of the...
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A Cut Above: American Brilliant Period Cut Glass
A Cut Above: American Brilliant Period Cut Glass
The 1876 Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia marked the beginning of a new era in American...
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At the Center of it All: Centerpieces to Elevate Any Table
At the Center of it All: Centerpieces to Elevate Any Table
Formal and informal table setting is a longstanding tradition that continues to be practiced in the...
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The Artistry and History of Hardstones
The Artistry and History of Hardstones
The use of precious hardstones in decorative objects is an ancient tradition, and hardstone...
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Collector’s Guide: Bird Boxes
Collector’s Guide: Bird Boxes
Sometimes the smallest antiques can be counted among the most luxurious — and charming! The...
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Wedgwood: A Collector’s Guide to English Ceramic Treasures
Wedgwood: A Collector’s Guide to English Ceramic Treasures
“Beautiful forms and compositions are not made by chance, nor can they ever, in any material, be...
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Erotica in the Western World: A Brief History
Erotica in the Western World: A Brief History
Erotica accords a vivacious presence to the world of antiques and historic art, despite its often...
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Generations of Beauty by the Tiffany Name
Generations of Beauty by the Tiffany Name
The Tiffany name is recognized internationally as a provider of beautiful and luxurious items. For...
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Antique Medical Kits: The History of Healing
Antique Medical Kits: The History of Healing
Whether you’re intrigued by surgical practices of the Civil War era or fascinated by the...
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