The earliest known decorative paperweights appeared in Europe in the 1840s. Designed for the singular purpose of holding down stacks of paper on desks, paperweights were a response to the evolving needs of mid-nineteenth century life.
Many of us are driven by an inner passion, a dream that drives us to keep going, waiting for that big break and opportunity to prove our worth. For forty-one-year-old American artist Louis Orr, that opportunity came on the frontlines of World War I.
Winslow Homer, Albert Bierstadt, and Childe Hassam were titans of American painting in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Three works in our upcoming Summer Signature Auction firmly made their impressions on the landscape of American art history, the artists themselves becoming household names.
Did you know that there were legal Louis Vuitton knock-offs produced? We have outlined the differences between the authentic, the licensed productions, and the flat out fakes.
The Director of Estate & Collector Vehicles, Mark Terry, tells the story of two men with a passion for racing and collecting performance cars.
Simplicity, Honesty in Construction, and Truth to Materials