On a day in 1935, ceramist Harold Horine and his mother packed up their car in their hometown of Hollister, Missouri, and headed west.
Object lesson: The Art of the Game
Board games have been a part of human socializing since the earliest days of civilization
Object lesson: The Once and Future Couch
Four generations on, the furniture-making Eilersen family continues to strive for improvement
Object lesson: The Living End
George Nakashima and the legacy of “Live-Edge” furniture
Object lesson: Ships of Bone and Hair
The art of French prisoners of the postrevolution and Napoleonic wars
Object lesson: Looking at the Past through a Lens of Antique Glass
We looked to our shelf for a lens through which to examine why we collect
Object lesson: Blue Plate Special
How spode willow pattern China became an enduring touchstone in decorative arts
Object lesson: The Revisionist Prints of William Baillie
How not to copy a Rembrandt.
Object lesson: The Warp, Weft, What, and Why of Navajo Weavings
ANTIQUES contributors Benjamin Davidson and Pippa Biddle take us on a journey to admire Navajo weavings
Object lesson: Pennsylvania Spice Boxes…or are they Chests?…or Cabinets?
First, let’s get the name straight