Antique Collecting – February 2022 issue out soon

The latest packed issue of Antique Collecting magazine is out soon. This month, we explore one of the finest collections of British studio ceramics, auctioneer and TV regular Christina Trevanion reveals her love of 18th-century jewellery, and we shine a light on a British design icon – the Anglepoise lamp. Scroll down to find out more and how to get your copy.

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Natural Talent: On the eve of a new exhibition, Dr Philip W. Errington reveals the collecting power of the author and illustrator Beatrix Potter

Beatrix Potter drawing

A Clay in the Life: Part of the amazing collection of post-war British studio pottery amassed by W.A. Ismay is on show this month

A pottery teapot from the W.A. Ismay Collection

Comb Lover: Of all lovers’ gifts over the centuries, is the nit comb the oddest? Antique Collecting reports

Jan Miense Molenaer ' Allegory of Vanity'

Perfect Poise: Shining a light on the design classic of the Anglepoise lamp and the models collectors need to look out for

An Anglepoise lamp

Seats of Learning: Holly Johnson pays tribute to the furniture maker John Makepeace, 45 years since the creation of his School for Craftsmen in Wood

Table and chairs by John Makepeace

Tiger Feat: With February 1 heralding the start of the Year of the Tiger, we report on its representation in Asian art

A tiger in Asian ceramic

Auctioneer and TV regular Christina Trevanion declares her love for 18th-century jewellery

An Auctioneer’s Lot: Charles Hanson celebrates the incredible work of the Austro-British potter Lucie Rie

Marc Allum of the Antiques Roadshow writes in praise of joining a club in 2022

PLUS – All the latest news from the top auction houses, events and the market