talk to me about rolex oysterquartz

Talk to me about… Rolex Oysterquartz

Kes Crockett | Watch Department I still remember the very first thing I learned about Rolex watches. It was the summer of ’93 and I was sipping a glass of…

alessandro mendini italian 1931 2019

Alessandro Mendini, Italian, (1931-2019)

Alessandro Mendini (1931-2019) Proust Armchair, designed by Alessandro Mendini Alessandro Mendini was an Italian designer and architect. He was born in Milan in 1931. Later, he graduated from the Politecnico…

pink hermes birkin handbag sells for just under 20000 at uk auction

Pink Hermès Birkin handbag sells for just under £20,000 at UK auction

A magnificent pre-loved bright pink Hermès Birkin handbag has just sold for a whopping £19,778.00 (including fees) at a UK auction. The designer accessory is a 2015 design, and it…

a primer on daum nancy signatures

A primer on Daum Nancy signatures

I will do my best to publish every Monday. There is no single, correct Daum Nancy signature. In fact, there are many different original ones. Let’s break it down. Daum…

the history of antique dressers from chest to masterpiece

The History of Antique Dressers: From Chest to Masterpiece

There are perhaps no objects as versatile and appealing as antique dressers. With heaps of storage and a flat surface, they can fit seamlessly into any room – and elevate…

jack taylor john cruyff and west germanys 1974 world cup final

Jack Taylor, John Cruyff and West Germany’s 1974 World Cup Final

Peter Kenny Jones | The Football Historian Moments in football history remain significant years after the event because football fans love to relive the greatest players, games, moments and even…

louis vuitton monogram nano chalk handbag

Louis Vuitton Monogram Nano Chalk handbag

One of the most intriguing items in the 7th June Designer Collection sale is a Louis Vuitton Monogram Nano Chalk handbag by Virgil Abloh. This fashionable item was a spring-summer…

a review of heritage auctions tiffany lalique art glass sale april 29 2021

A review of Heritage Auctions Tiffany, Lalique & Art Glass sale, April 29, 2021

I will do my best to publish every Monday. Heritage Auctions, Dallas, TX, held a Tiffany, Lalique & Art Glass sale on April 29, 2021. Following is a review of…

wardrobe or armoire distinctions in antique storage

Wardrobe or Armoire: Distinctions in Antique Storage

How do I know if I am looking at a wardrobe or armoire? In the canon of art history and antique furniture, certain terms from other languages, especially French and…

referee jack taylors 1974 world cup final stopwatch to cause a sensation at auction

Referee Jack Taylor’s 1974 World Cup final stopwatch to cause a sensation at auction

The Omega stopwatch used by former English referee Jack Taylor (1930 – 2012) to time the 1974 World Cup final between the Netherlands and West Germany is going under the…