In this episode of Curious Objects, Benjamin Miller stops by the shop of his mentor Kevin Brown, founder of Geographicus Rare Antique Maps, to peruse a monumental Qing-era map of China and its environs.
The twentieth century jeweler David Webb was known for his use of vibrantly-colored gems and enamels and frequent use of animal imagery. His eponymous firm carries on his legacy.
In this eighth episode of Curious Objects, host Benjamin Miller speaks with Judy Loto, executive director of the Antiques Dealers’ Association and someone he calls an “antiques evangelist.”
Benjamin Miller talks with Paul Becker, the fifth-generation owner and director of Chicago-based Carl Becker and Son.
Part two of our special coverage of the 2018 Winter Antiques Show, featuring conversations with eight dealers of furniture, folk art, embroidery, and more.
Benjamin Miller speaks with nine dealers who exhibited this past January at the antiques world’s marquee event: the Winter Antiques Show
Independent collector Wade Lege on mistakes collectors and restorers make.
Independent collector Wade Lege offers advice to new restorers
Independent collector Wade Lege on restoring a Mississippi bayou home and filling it with Americana.
In the third episode of The Magazine ANTIQUES’ podcast Curious Objects, host Benjamin Miller interviewed Katherine Purcell, principal in the London jewelry firm Wartski. A peerless scholar and an engaging storyteller, Purcell gives us the particulars on a magnificent enameled necklace by René Lalique, the “genius of art nouveau jewelry.”