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: Randy Groden, Dallas, TX

*For artist Randy Groden, painting has been more than just a form of expression for him, it’s been a life’s work enlightening viewers into the world of Abstract Expressionism; showing how art can illicit new...

Seller Story: Blantyre Hotel, Lenox, MA

Seller Story: Blantyre Hotel, Lenox, MA

Robert and Mary Paterson began construction on their Gilded-Age Mansion, Blantyre in 1901. Nestled in the heart of the Berkshires, the exquisite Tudor-Style home in Lenox, Massachusetts took two years and more than 1,000 workers...

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A.C.E. Series: Tiffany Studios Glass

A.C.E. Series: Tiffany Studios Glass

Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848-1933), the celebrated American designer, pursued a wide range of artistic endeavors but is perhaps best known for his glass. In the years around 1900, the vases, lamps and windows produced by...

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Seller Story: Jack Bradley, Photographer for Louis Armstrong

Eighty-four year-old Jack Bradley, the world’s biggest collector of Louis Armstrong memorabilia, had a front row seat to Armstrong’s life for more than a decade. Bradley was born in Cape Cod in 1934 and eventually...

Seller Story: VanLandingham Estate

Built by Ralph and Susie Vanlandingham in 1913, the VanLandingham Estate, in what is now the Plaza-Midwood neighborhood, became known as a quintessential home for entertaining in Charlotte.

Seller Story: Margaret Munsen, former wife of listed artist Edmond J. Fitzgerald

Seller Story: Margaret Munsen, former wife of listed artist Edmond J. Fitzgerald

In 1978, Margaret Trent, of Cincinnati Ohio, married Edmond J. Fitzgerald. Both widowers, the two met when Margaret took to New York, where Edmond was a painter and a teacher. They settled in Cincinnati; Edmond...

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Seller Story: In Memory of Debbie Walter: 1965 Thunderbird for the Ovarian Cancer Alliance

“I will continue to make it my mission,” says Andy, of his fight for sufferers and survivors of the disease. “We want to keep Debbie’s mission alive.”

Seller Story: Downsizing with Jason and Jenny Biggs

Seller Story: Downsizing with Jason and Jenny Biggs

Figuring out the logistics of getting rid of things is an overwhelming concept. Having EBTH take over the process, while understanding the sensitive nature of what’s involved, made perfect sense for us — to say...

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Seller Story: Aida & Allan Flamm, Atlanta, GA

Seller Story: Aida & Allan Flamm, Atlanta, GA

“Everything in this sale is from our home; personal pieces we collected from our travels around the world. We fell in love with art in Amsterdam in the early eighties after we watched artists at...

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Seller Story: John M. Davis, New York, NY

"It’s now my hope that others will enjoy my sense of style and get the same kind of pleasure that I've had from wearing these pieces...

Roberts’ Antiques, Lexington, KY

“The collecting began when my father, Lon Roberts, was practicing medicine. He started initially buying brass items at auction, and it grew from there. My parents traveled together to antique stores, auctions, and yard sales...

Seller Story: James Seacrest, Lincoln, NE

Seller Story: James Seacrest, Lincoln, NE

“These items belonged to my father, James Seacrest. His collecting started right out of high school and his train collection was one-of-a-kind; everyone knew about Dad and his trains. On my property, we have a...

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Get the Look: Diane Keaton's House That Pinterest Built

Get the Look: Diane Keaton's House That Pinterest Built

“I would say my design aesthetic is constantly evolving,” says Diane Keaton, whose passion for interiors has been well-documented in home renovation projects and contributions to sumptuous books about California architecture and design. That developing...

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Seller Story: Melody Thomas Scott, Beverly Hills, CA

“I recently read an article about how a woman’s passion for shoes can manifest as early as childhood, while observing their mother’s feet from their lower vantage point. High-heels are, allegedly, an early symbol of...

Seller Story: Katie Brown, Brooklyn, NY

It’s been over a decade since she was introduced as “the next Martha Stewart" by Lifetime TV, but Katie Brown is in a class of her own. As a working mother of two – armed...

Tips of the Trade: 8 Reasons To Bid Your Way Through The Holidays

Tips of the Trade: 8 Reasons To Bid Your Way Through The Holidays

‘Tis the season to be jolly, even when you’re braving the Black Friday cashier line or stuck in stop-and-go traffic on the pilgrimage to many a-family gathering – gifts, kids, and casseroles in tow. For...

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Tips of the Trade: Habitually Chic's 10 Classic Pieces To Invest In

Tips of the Trade: Habitually Chic's 10 Classic Pieces To Invest In

According to Heather Clawson, there's no harm in indulging in a few fun, trendy pieces every season. "But," she advises, "There are some classics you should invest in." For the interior designer, author, and founder...

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A.C.E. Series: Modernism: The New New Painters

In the late 1970s, in the wake of abstract expressionism and the New York School of artists, a new creative direction was afoot. “We were all sort of working in this one direction, and it...

Silver September: Moments Of Silver

Silver September: Moments Of Silver

That's a wrap on Silver September. For its final week, we asked our EBTH family to share their memories about the meaningful silver pieces in their lives. We hope you enjoyed exploring the collections, stories...

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Tips of the Trade: P.S. I Made This: 1 Table, 3 Ways

Erica Domesek, founder of P.S. - I Made This, a DIY lifestyle brand, is a master of thinking outside the box. Here, she shows how one wicker table can go from being a console to...

Seller Story: Nancy Burke, Sun Valley, ID

The home we lived in before this one was in a suburb of Chicago; it was built in 1928 or 1929, before the crash. The owner had sent architects over to the Cotswalds in England...

Seller Story: Chloe Smith, Coto de Caza, CA

Seller Story: Chloe Smith, Coto de Caza, CA

My dad was very musically inclined – and 100% self-taught. He played the saxophone, piano, guitar, the drums, keyboard, you name it, he played it. But the piano was his favorite, I remember growing up...

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Seller Story: The Golder Collection, Cincinnati, OH

Seller Story: The Golder Collection, Cincinnati, OH

When my mother, Faith would hear music, she’d get this little glint in her eye and just go waltzing off,” recalls son, Stuart Golder. Dr. Sylvan and Faith Golder were the consummate collecting couple, well...

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Seller Story: Curt Lowens, Los Angeles, CA

In 1952, Paula Herold’s father rented a room in New York on West 15th Street, from an actor who was in a traveling production of Stalag 17. “My father sublet his apartment and my mother...

A.C.E. Series: Why Collect Contemporary Art?

A.C.E. Series: Why Collect Contemporary Art?

We chose Contemporary Art to kick off our Arts, Culture and Education Series, because it’s exciting, massive – and also confusing. To get a handle on the topic, we turned to Morgan Rigaud, who has...

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Seller Story: George Kotsiopoulos, Los Angeles, CA

“When I’m shopping for myself, I have to ask myself, “Self, where are you wearing this?” I might love something but if I have no answer, I don’t buy it. So if you’re shopping for...

Modern Masters: Jonathan Ward Icon 4x4

Modern Masters: Jonathan Ward Icon 4x4

For more than 20 years, Jonathan and his wife Jamie Ward have been revisiting classic automobile design in a modern context, restoring iconic models with mechanical and design elements that make them irresistible to collectors....

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Seller Story: Dr. Henry Heimlich, Cincinnati, OH

Decades before he would introduce the world to the Heimlich Maneuver, the lifesaving technique responsible for saving countless lives, Dr. Henry Heimlich arrived at Camp Four in Inner Mongolia, China on June 4th, 1945, in...

Keys To The City: Nashville, TN, Libby Callaway

Inspired by our recent trip to Nashville as a sponsor of the Antiques & Garden show, we're celebrating the city's vibrant vintage and design scene all week! Today, we’re following in the fashion footsteps of...

Keys to the City: Atlanta, GA

Keys to the City: Atlanta, GA

Our latest trip to the southern metropolis showed us exciting facets to the city — beautiful industrial design, eclectic boutiques, emerging innovators; and, of course, a classic southern mansion for good measure.

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Seller Story: Susan Lucci, New York, NY

Seller Story: Susan Lucci, New York, NY

“Daytime Television’s Leading Lady,” Susan Lucci is best known for her television portrayal of the captivating and iconic Erica Kane on ABC-TV’s “All My Children.” This role spurred a lucrative on-screen career spanning nearly five...

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Sophia Bush Design Tips Chicago Loft Apartment

As she settles into her newest place (a converted Chicago loft, where she stays while shooting NBC’s Chicago PD), Sophia Bush shares her challenges and her approach to making a spare, industrial space (like the...

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