By the middle of the eighteenth century the “greene Country Towne” founded by William Penn in 1682 was bustling with commercial and social activity
The work begins with the riving of logs
In New Orleans, an intact Antebellum decor tells the tales of many lives, free and enslaved
A taste of the research to be found in the author’s forthcoming catalogue of early American furniture at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
The work of sculptor and furniture designer Wendell Castle is being shown at New York’s R and Company gallery.
In his fashion work, designer Pierre Cardin sought to remake the human body in his sculptural ideal.
An elegant town house on the island of Saint Croix features an exemplary collection of nineteenth-century West Indies–crafted mahogany furniture
Introducing a new section in which curators discuss ongoing research projects and other collection notes. First up, Alexandra Kirtley of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Upholstery for an early easy chair
In the upcoming episode of our new podcast, Curious Objects, Benjamin Miller interviews Stuart Feld of Hirschl & Adler. The star of the show is a masterfully carved mahogany linen press, but their wide-ranging conversation delves into the crucial role research plays in antiquing, auction trends, and Feld’s own august resume.