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: Jimmie and Jack Phelps, M.D.

“They were history buffs from the Greatest Generation; interested in preserving our culture and our past.”

Seller Story: The Hutchinson Signature Collection, Atlanta, GA

Seller Story: The Hutchinson Signature Collection, Atlanta, GA

My dad and uncle were both World War ll veterans and part of the ‘Greatest Generation.’ My dad especially was quite fond of history and loved his country. That’s why he collected the Declaration of...

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10 Tips to Dress Up Your Fireplace

*Your fireplace is about to see a lot of action as the cold sets in. Here are 10 ways to dress up your hearth.*

Seller Story: Carl Anthony, Presidential Historian

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...

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Tips of The Trade: How To Holiday Like Jojotastic

To tip us toward the holidays, we turned to lifestyle and design influencer, Joanna Hawley for her honest-to-goodness (emphasis on the goodness) advice on entertaining, decorating, and gifting this season. Learn how her traditionally modern...

Seller Story: Bill Schiffer, New York City, NY

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...

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Seller Story: David and Christina Arquette, Los Angeles, CA

David and Christina Arquette’s collection is as eclectic as the more than 100 onscreen film and television credits the former has amassed throughout his career. “I’m selling most of this stuff simply because I just...

Seller Story: Debbie Gruber, Los Angeles, CA

Seller Story: Debbie Gruber, Los Angeles, CA

"When it comes to bi-coastal-inspired interiors, Debbie Gruber is a natural. Between her waterfront home in The Hamptons and her house in Los Angeles, she consistently delivers a fresh and modern aesthetic, nuanced with no-fuss...

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A.C.E. Series: History of Art Pottery

A.C.E. Series: History of Art Pottery

“Glazes and simple forms spoke to me,” says the seller of this vast collection of art pottery, amassed over 45 years. His fondness for the medium resulted in an eventual museum-worthy collection of nearly 500...

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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...

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...

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