This month on Curious Objects Ben talks with Randall, the voice behind the viral video The Crazy Nastyass Honey Badger, about his baseball card collection
Curious Objects: The Color of Beauty–Philip Hewat-Jaboor’s Neoclassical Vase
This month on Curious Objects, Ben and Michael sit down with Philip Hewat-Jaboor, chairman of Masterpiece London and owner of a fine alabaster and rosso antico marble vase.
Curious Objects: Is it real? A Caravaggio Rediscovered
If you find an Old Master artwork in your attic, how can you be sure it isn’t fake? This month Ben and Michael consider the case of Judith and Holofernes—a painting attributed to Caravaggio that’s being sold on June 27 by French auctioneer Marc Labarbe—calling expert Eric Turquin and art critic James Gardner to the stand.
Curious Objects: Noah Wunsch Was Born to Collect
In this episode of Curious Objects, Ben takes the measure of Noah Wunsch’s treasure—which ranges from a 60 BC Visigothic belt buckle to the zany artwork of Genieve Figgis—and learns how the collection was built.
Curious Objects: One Year in the Books
We’ve arrived at the first anniversary of the podcast and we’ve decided to treat this as an occasion for a little retrospection–this is after all a podcast about antiques–and give you a compilation of some of the more interesting moments from the last year of Curious Objects.
Curious Objects: The House that Vanderbilt—Gilded Age Mansions of Newport, RI
A virtual tour of the suite of Gilded Age mansions built for the Vanderbilts, Oelrichs, Astors, and Berwinds in Newport, Rhode Island, by the likes of Richard Morris Hunt and Stanford White.
Curious Objects: #YourCuriousObjects
This time it’s your turn. For the last two months, we’ve asked listeners to post their curious objects on Instagram, tagging #mycuriousobject and @antiquesmag.
Curious Objects: Treasures of the Winter Antiques Show, Part 2
Part two of our special coverage of the 2018 Winter Antiques Show, featuring conversations with eight dealers of furniture, folk art, embroidery, and more.
Curious Objects: Treasures of the Winter Antiques Show, Part 1
Benjamin Miller speaks with nine dealers who exhibited this past January at the antiques world’s marquee event: the Winter Antiques Show
Curious Objects: Wade Lege on Mistakes Collectors or Restorers Make
Independent collector Wade Lege on mistakes collectors and restorers make.
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