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 in the editorial side of EBTH.

Featured Estate: Martinsville's Prillaman Family

Devotion and dedication are characteristics that define Haller and Wanda's love for the town that they made home, Martinsville, Virginia.

Seller Story: Famed Sci-Fi Writer - Mike Resnick

Seller Story: Famed Sci-Fi Writer - Mike Resnick

Resnick was a prolific science fiction writer, who wrote over 40 science fiction novels, 150 stories, 10 story collections, and edited more than 30 anthologies during his 5-decade career.

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Featured Artist - Henry Faulkner

Henry Faulkner's Kickoff Landmark Sale results

Featured Artist: Franklin L. Folger

Featured Artist: Franklin L. Folger

Folger, a (self-proclaimed) descendant of Benjamin Franklin, came from a long line of Cincinnati artists, with his father a city photographer and his grandfather a noted wood engraver, all three worked for "The Cincinnati Enquirer."

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Tips of the Trade: Determining the Age of Furniture

Tips of the Trade: Determining the Age of Furniture

Have you ever wondered how to figure out the age of your furniture? I mean, chairs have birthdays too... Well, here to help with that question is Furniture Expert Jonathan Nolting.

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Shopper Stories: A Familiar Painting

Read the story of how this Charleston-native re-discovered a painting that his grandparents had owned decades ago.

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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Tips of The Trade: 5 Ways to Preserve Your Antique Heirlooms

Our very own Consignment Expert, Sophia Gossard, is here to teach us a little bit more about some antique no-nos and tips to preserve your most coveted pieces. Here’s 5 easy ways to keep your...

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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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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Collectors Chronicles Pamela Skaist Levy: Silver, Crystal, China, Blue and White Pottery

Collectors' Chronicles: Pamela Skaist Levy: Silver, Crystal, China, Blue and White Pottery

A.C.E. Series: What to Look for in a Piece of Pottery

A.C.E. Series: What to Look for in a Piece of Pottery

Wondering what to look for when assessing a piece of pottery? What matters most, of course, is that it speaks to you, but we tapped an expert for advice on a few other characteristics to...

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Design*Sponge Picks

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...

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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...

Collectors’ Chronicles Tommy Zung, Surfboards

Collectors’ Chronicles Tommy Zung, Surfboards

Tread lightly, and know when to adapt. That’s how Tommy Zung balances a holistic lifestyle, a globally recognized design studio, and a collection of surfboards so large it has to be stored on different continents....

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Seller Story: Larry Balas, Dayton, OH

Holocaust survivor Larry Balas left behind a porcelain collection of Herend, Zsolnay and Fischer, and a legacy characterized by determination, compassion and love. His family shares his story.

Modern Masters: Andy McVinish

Select Consignment Director Andrew McVinish joins EBTH with nearly 30 years of experience as a fine art auctioneer and European furniture expert, and a love for the thrill of the hunt. It was the latter...

Modern Masters: Chef Sam Talbot

Modern Masters: Chef Sam Talbot

Armed with the three tools that he can't cook without — a cast-iron pan, a Microplane, and a lighter — chef Sam Talbot crafts signature iterations of comfort food from his chef’s table — a repurposed chicken...

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The EBTH Landmark Sale

The EBTH Landmark Sale

The EBTH Landmark Sale marks a significant milestone in the history of EVERYTHING BUT THE HOUSE. For the first time in company history, EBTH is proud to feature a remarkable collection of our most rare...

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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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