Author: Collectors Weekly

Sterling silver purse with built-in compact, E…

Sterling silver purse with built-in compact, English, circa 1915.

“Less is a bore.” 

“Less is a bore.” 

~ R.I.P. Robert Venturi (1925 – 2018)

Bloodletting, Bone Brushes, and Tooth Keys: Wh…

Bloodletting, Bone Brushes, and Tooth Keys: White-Knuckle Adventures in Early Dentistry

Tooth jewelry belonging to Queen Victoria: Ear…

Tooth jewelry belonging to Queen Victoria: Earrings and pendant made from gold-mounted enamel in the shape of fuchsia flowers mounted with the baby teeth of Princess Beatrice, circa mid-19th century. The pendant reads “Our Baby’s First Tooth.”

The Art of “Star Wars”: The Force …

The Art of “Star Wars”: The Force Behind the Most Iconic Image in the Cinematic Universe

met-egyptian-art: Otter statue, Egyptian ArtG…

met-egyptian-art:

Otter statue, Egyptian Art

Gift of Lily S. Place, 1923
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Medium: cupreous metal

Skeletal memento mori ring, ca. 1720.

Skeletal memento mori ring, ca. 1720.

Enameled sunflower bowl by Kaj Franck for Fine…

Enameled sunflower bowl by Kaj Franck for Finel, circa 1960s.

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Wrought iron saw sets, combination tools, hammers, and a signet, circa 18th century.  (Luigi Nessi collection, via Koller auctions.)

Darling, Can You Spare a Dime? How Victorians …

Darling, Can You Spare a Dime? How Victorians Fell in Love With Pocket Change