Second Empire France—ruled by Napoleon III from 1852 to 1870—bequeathed a varied and colorful legacy, especially in matters of architecture.
The house in California built by the great studio woodworker Sam Maloof is a hymn to the virtues of the made by hand
Remembering a collector who celebrated beauty born of human frailty
A visit to Osborne House, Queen Victoria’s beloved seaside refuge
An elegant town house on the island of Saint Croix features an exemplary collection of nineteenth-century West Indies–crafted mahogany furniture
At about the midway point between Selma and Montgomery, in White Hall, Alabama, a one-story cottage—hardly more than a shack—squats on cinder blocks.
In an excerpt from his new book, Life Along the Hudson: The Historic Country Estates of the Livingston Family, Pieter Estersohn examines the rich legacy of one of America’s great houses.
Brooklyn Museum curator Barry Harwood creates his own personal period rooms in an aesthetic movement Shangri-la In the Hudson valley
How The Magazine Antiques spent Memorial Day weekend in Hudson, New York
The only thing more remarkable than John Bullard’s studio pottery collection is how quickly he became a connoisseur of the field.