Featured Stories

Every item tells a story. Learn more about the stories behind some of our most special collections, explore tips from top design influencers and celebrities, and more into the editorial side of EBTH.

Seller Story: Carl Anthony, Presidential Historian

“People presume that every old article and magazine is on the internet. They aren’t, but many are available for purchase, so the start of my collecting was actually for research...

Seller Story: Carol J. Mathews, Cincinnati, OH

Seller Story: Carol J. Mathews, Cincinnati, OH

“I have found that Carol Mathews’ story brings her art to life. My objective with sharing her art is to help people view Carol’s art through Carol’s mind and experience her reality – the world...

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Seller Story:  Michael Shaheen, Washington, DC

Seller Story: Michael Shaheen, Washington, DC

When Michael Shaheen Jr. retired from a career at the Department of Justice, he threw himself into collecting art, antiques and silver. While he’d always been interested in history and craftsmanship, his affinity for art...

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Seller Story: Kevin and Kate McCarthy, Los Angeles, CA

“Do you know this woman, Marie Kondo?” says Kate McCarthy, of the Japanese organizing consultant and author of The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. “My story is that I got her book but it didn’t...

Seller Story: Bill Schiffer, New York City, NY

Artist and jewelry designer Bill Schiffer has lived in New York for his entire life: painting, sculpting and, most notably, creating bright jewelry pieces bursting with color. Schiffer’s approach to necklaces, brooches, rings and earrings...

Seller Story: Auction Benefitting Cincinnati Opera

Seller Story: Auction Benefitting Cincinnati Opera

Cincinnati Opera celebrates its gala annually with a festive evening filled with performances, cocktails, dinner and a live auction — the funds of which benefit the organization’s four-production summer season. This year’s November 18th black...

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Seller Story: Dick Schneider, Boston, MA

Seller Story: Dick Schneider, Boston, MA

Richard N. “Dick” Schneider is best known for his work on television, directing programs such as Jeopardy, and national broadcasts like The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and The Rose Bowl Parade. “He was a Drama...

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Design*Sponge Picks

"I've always thought that great design doesn't have to come with a high price tag or require a professional degree," says Grace Bonney in her 2011 book Design*Sponge at Home. We couldn't agree more. That's...

Silver September: Silver Medalists

Silver September is still going strong, but before we cross that finish line, let's take the time to honor some of our favorite silver medalists. They didn't get the gold, but they did get illustrated...

Seller Story: The Mark and Skye Hoppus Collection

Seller Story: The Mark and Skye Hoppus Collection

blink-182’s frontman Mark Hoppus and his wife Skye live in a Harold Levitt-designed home in Beverly Hills’ historic Trousdale neighborhood. “We’ve always been drawn to the architecture in Trousdale,” Skye says.

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Collectors Chronicles Margherita Missoni, Daisies

Collectors Chronicles Margherita Missoni, Daisies

Margherita Maccapani Missoni Amos had a collection before she even knew she had a collection. “Margherita means daisy in Italian, so I’ve been given pieces with daisies on them since I was born,” she says....

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The Top Silver Items Sold on EBTH

Our celebration of Silver September continues with a look at the top silver pieces we've ever sold on EBTH. Could the next one be yours? Send in your silver to consign with us (and get...

Keys To The City: Austin, TX-How To Get The Austin Look

Keys To The City: Austin, TX-How To Get The Austin Look

Austin's got a reputation that's pretty much testament to the laid-back and creative vibe we love so much. There’s something about the near-perfect weather, world-famous barbecue, music festivals, rooftop happy hours and city-meets-natural landscape that...

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Seller Story: John Tuska–Lexington, KY

“My father, the American Artist Tuska, asked that his life be shared as an educator: One who never stopped teaching himself, a master of his crafts, who shared his process and technique and inspired his...