On the money

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By Laura Beach Yorkshire calendar and almanac Calendar and almanac, probably York or Ripon, Yorkshire, England, c. 1425. Ink, tempera, and gold leaf on parchment, each page 6 by 4 1/8 inches. WHY:  Priced in the six figures by Les Enluminures of Paris, New York, and Chicago, this calendar and almanac of about 1425, with prognostications in Latin, illustrates the English …

Stampede

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Texas is full of cattlemen, but few with the style and panache of Derrill Osborn, whose “herd” was offered at the Dallas Auction Gallery in October. Best known for shaping decades of men’s fashion—he headed that division at Neiman Marcus for more than twenty years—Osborn has been a “cattleman” ever since his great-grandfather whittled him a little wooden cow when …

Preview of the Winterthur Ceramics Conference

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For everyone who won’t be able to attend this year’s Winterthur ceramics conference, Coming to America: Imported Ceramics & the Wares They Inspired, here is a peek oat the works that will be featured-from Presidential porcelain to Staffordshire and saltglaze.Celebrating 300 years of earthenware, stoneware, and porcelain in America, the conference, which combines lectures and workshops, will be held on …