1 June 2006
The Jan J. Loeff Collection
A small bell from the S.S. Orinoco
a cast bronze bell, of typical form, with improvised clapper and rope handle.
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The S.S. Orinoco was built in 1928 for the Hamburg-American Line and operated in the Central and South American routes.
As its decor is offered at auction on 20 November, we look back on the nightclub’s history as a playground for the rich and famous, from Frank Sinatra to Diana Ross
From the Hollywood Hills to the heart of Hong Kong, five elevated escapes with a bird’s-eye view of the city