How to Spot Fraud

In the antiques world, it’s easy to be conned into paying a large amount for an item of lesser value. … Continue reading



Peek Inside the Smithsonian’s Archive of Victorian Collectibles

If you’re curious about the history of ordinary objects, you’ll want to add the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American … Continue reading



Hot Collectibles: Victorian Flue Covers

One spring ritual for the Victorians was to hang a decorative flue cover in front of a room’s chimney opening … Continue reading