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Curious Objects

By The Magazine Antiques

Through interviews with leading figures in the world of fine and decorative arts, Curious Objects—a podcast from The Magazine Antiques—explores the hidden histories, the little-known facts, the intricacies, and the idiosyncrasies that breathe life and energy into historical works of craft and art.

  1. 1.
    A Dalva Brothers Wonder Cabinet Turns Heads at Christie's10/17/2020
    49:31
  2. 2.
    “The Most Awesome Cup of All Time” . . . and 500 Other Objects09/30/2020
    53:58
  3. 3.
    A Fireback from Hell—Ironworks and Industrial Labor in the Antebellum South, with Torren Gatson08/26/2020
    46:26
  4. 4.
    A Journey to the Center of the Earth, with Robert McCracken Peck07/29/2020
    33:27
  5. 5.
    An Armchair's Astonishing Provenance, with Tiffany Momon06/28/2020
    52:18
  6. 6.
    The Life and Labor of Enslaved Potter Dave Drake, with Ethan Lasser05/27/2020
    38:58
  7. 7.
    Thirty-five Saxon Suits of Armor, with Chassica Kirchhoff04/29/2020
    46:47
  8. 8.
    SPECIAL EPISODE 4: Licking Glass, Smelling Silver, and Other Tricks of the Trade04/23/2020
    52:52
  1. 9.
    SPECIAL EPISODE 3: “It feels like being underwater”04/01/2020
    1:00:19
  2. 10.
    SPECIAL EPISODE 2: The Internet to the Rescue03/28/2020
    17:26
  3. 11.
    The Mystery of the Michelangelo Bust03/25/2020
    58:58
  4. 12.
    SPECIAL EPISODE 1: The Customer Is Always Right . . . Eventually03/21/2020
    15:29
  5. 13.
    Afterlife in Alabaster: A Canopic Jar from Charles Ede02/28/2020
    45:36
  6. 14.
    Winter Show and Tell: Three young dealers and the antiques they ❤️01/31/2020
    1:01:23
  7. 15.
    Big Porcelain and Outsider Art at Christie's01/15/2020
    56:36
  8. 16.
    “Where the Past Never Gets Old”: Re-presenting History at Colonial Williamsburg12/17/2019
    1:03:35
  9. 17.
    Surrendering the Colors: An American Flag Collection Goes to Auction11/20/2019
    53:44
  10. 18.
    Badger Up! Collecting Baseball-abilia with Internet Star Randall10/29/2019
    48:00
  11. 19.
    Getting Wired at the Peabody Essex Museum09/27/2019
    48:56
  12. 20.
    Another Man's Treasure: Frank Levy's Tapestry-Upholstered Furniture08/30/2019
    49:01
  13. 21.
    The Color of Beauty: Philip Hewat-Jaboor’s Neoclassical Vase07/25/2019
    50:56
  14. 22.
    Is it Real? A Caravaggio Rediscovered06/26/2019
    1:02:53
  15. 23.
    Object Philosophy 10106/07/2019
    42:41
  16. 24.
    The Soldier, the Dandy, and the Queen04/29/2019
    28:49
  17. 25.
    Noah Wunsch Was Born to Collect03/29/2019
    45:34
  18. 26.
    Let the Market Decide: Economist Friedrich Hayek’s Assets Head to Auction03/05/2019
    31:53
  19. 27.
    Introducing the New Antiquarians01/31/2019
    55:10
  20. 28.
    Glass Act: John Stuart Gordon and the Vitreous Curiosities of Yale12/30/2018
    46:32
  21. 29.
    Reading Congress the Riot Act: Henry Highland Garnet’s “Memorial Discourse”12/04/2018
    54:24
  22. 30.
    One Year in the Books11/01/2018
    49:58
  23. 31.
    The House that Vanderbilt: Gilded Age Mansions of Newport, RI09/29/2018
    33:10
  24. 32.
    #YourCuriousObjects08/27/2018
    30:10
  25. 33.
    Kevin Brown and His Qing-era Map of China07/28/2018
    40:05
  26. 34.
    David Webb Archivist Levi Higgs and the Company’s Storied Zebra Bracelet06/24/2018
    33:10
  27. 35.
    Rare Book Dealer Judy Loto on a Mysterious Engraved Powder Horn05/26/2018
    33:54
  28. 36.
    Making Music: A Conversation with Luthier Paul Becker04/23/2018
    45:19
  29. 37.
    Treasures of the Winter Antiques Show, Part 203/24/2018
    36:01
  30. 38.
    Treasures of the Winter Antiques Show, Part 102/24/2018
    36:24
  31. 39.
    Historic Preservationist Wade Lege on Living in a Collection01/14/2018
    37:13
  32. 40.
    Wartski Expert Katherine Purcell: Poetry in Jewelry12/05/2017
    47:48
  33. 41.
    Dealer Stuart Feld: An 'Expert in Everything’ and an early American linen press12/02/2017
    41:50
  34. 42.
    Michael Pashby: Secret History of the Windsor Chair11/03/2017
    28:14

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