Duck Nutcracker

[The auction for this Significant Object, with story by Wayne Koestenbaum, has ended. Original price: $3. Final price: $37.00. Significant Objects will donate the proceeds of this auction to 826 National.] Gloria Swanson owned a duck nutcracker.¬†Guests, including Jean Harlow … Continue reading

Duck Vase

[The auction for this Significant Object, with story by Matthew Klam, has ended. Original price: $1.99. Final price: $15.75. ] I acquired this object at a flea market in the parking lot of a bilingual high school. Its little hands … Continue reading

Duck Tray

[The auction for this Significant Object, with story by Stewart O’Nan, has ended. Original price: $3. Final price: $71.] Every evening when Henry came home from work, without fail, he set his briefcase on the marble-topped table in the front … Continue reading