The latest issue of Antique Collecting magazine is out now, packed with the latest news, expert articles and advice, and a behind-the-scenes look at the best fairs and events – SUBSCRIBE HERE to get your copy.Discover the stunning textiles made by unemployed women working on a project in Milwaukee in the 1930s, on show this monthOn the eve of a new exhibition, Anthony J. Lester consider the history of the Royal Institute of Painters in Water ColoursAlways thought buying antiquities was the preserve of museums and the super rich? Find out how to start a collection today for £100Ever wondered how valuers put a price on antique diamonds? Expert Richard Ogden provides some insider tipsAntiques dealer May Geolot reflects on the beauty of antique mirrors and their illustrious makersAntique furniture dealer David Harvey presents a potted history of that most English of rooms – the libraryResearching the makers of arts and crafts gems can be an utter pleasure, specialist Anthony Bernbaum reveals the tools you will needAlso this month…Elsewhere in this month’s issue we feature:
- A round-up of all the latest from the world of antiques and fine art, as well as unmissable exhibitions.
- On the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, expert Paul Fraser considers memorabilia from the momentous event
- Meet the top dealers at this month’s leading fairs as we go behind the scenes on the national and international scene
- A look at the collection of one of the country’s best-known dealers in early oak, which is going under the hammer this month