Tag Archives: Palace of Versailles

Ken’s Korner: Louis XIV elephant tusk chainsawed off

Ken’s Korner: Louis XIV elephant tusk chainsawed off

Ken’s Korner: Louis XIV elephant tusk chainsawed off News & Views From the World of Antiques & Collectibles By Ken Hall The tusk from an elephant once belonging to France’s Louis XIV – the “Sun King” – got chainsawed off in the middle of the night at Paris’s Museum of Natural History, but the would-be […]

Ken’s Korner: The Neiman-Marcus catalog is a laugh riot

Ken’s Korner: The Neiman-Marcus catalog is a laugh riot News & Views from the World of Antiques & Collectibles By Ken Hall The Neiman-Marcus annual holiday catalog is always good for laughs, because it contains items that nobody (except those evil one percenters) could possibly afford. Samplings from this year’s catalog (their 86th): “his and […]