Of all the furniture designed by Charles and Ray Eames, the Eames Lounge (670) and Ottoman (671) are arguably the most renowned. Introduced in 1956 by Herman Miller Inc., the Eames Lounge chair has become synonymous with modern-design style.
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Tiffany lamps are magical artifacts in the collecting world. Illuminate one, and all the creative passion that went into its conception electrifies the viewer today. “Tiffany is something that is so extraordinary in its beauty and its value – it will always be very popular. Whenever there is a downturn in the market, it comes […]
The Royal Saxon Porcelain Works in Meissen, Saxony (Germany) opened in 1710. Whether Johann Friedrich Böttger, its first director, deserves credit for being the first European to develop the formula for hard paste porcelain – long known in China – is open to debate. Certainly the Meissen factory was the first to produce porcelain […]
MILAN, Italy – Italian artist and designer Piero Fornasetti (1913-1988) was born in Milan, a city that has produced many gifted designers. While studying painting and traveling to Africa, Fornasetti absorbed many influences, from classic to surrealism and exhibited a fondness for vivid colors. His early paintings were scenes on silk scarves, which he […]
DALLAS (PRNewswire) – Remember Rock ’em Sock ’em Robots™? The dining and entertainment chain Dave & Buster’s is ready to knock you off your block with the debut of its new, in-your-face version of the classic Mattel kids’ game. They’re re-creating the competitive fun of the original toy on a gigantic scale, replacing the […]
The last unofficial month of summer is now behind us and it was filled with sun, heat, ice cream, and of course, good finds on LiveAuctioneers. Before we get too comfortable with September, let’s take a moment to reflect back on this past eventful month of August. From a uniquely rare baseball card to the closing of […]
Throughout this summer of record heat, we’ve had to get creative about how to keep cool. Running through the garden sprinkler is one of our favorite pastimes and brings back the best childhood memories. These days, the garden sprinkler has moved from the tool shed to the collectors cabinet. Like many other products of late 19th- and early 20th-century […]
‘Tis the back-to-school season. And with that, we’re reminiscing on our favorite subject at school: lunch. One of the best parts of lunch? Showing off your lunch box.
A characteristic of Native-American pottery is the tradition of family potters. The art of handcrafting and firing clay objects has been passed down through generations, averting the danger of its dying out.
Spring has finally arrived, and to gardeners everywhere, it’s a time for new beginnings. Whether it’s a simple cottage garden with a few pampered flower beds or a grand English manor house with topiary and elaborate mazes, any home can be enhanced by a decorative addition or two. The best place to look for vintage […]