May 2022 issue of Antique Collecting magazine

The latest issue of Antique Collecting magazine is out soon. This month has a distinctly Ukrainian focus, including Editor-in-chief of the Ukrainian magazine Antyvar, Hanna Sherman, writing from Kyiv; the works of Alexander Bogomazov; and the celebrated art deco sculptor Bruno Zach. Scroll down to see everything that’s inside.

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May 2022 cover of Antique Collecting magazine

Cream of the Crop: Discover the work of Ukrainian art deco sculptor Bruno Zach and his erotic figures

Art Deco erotic figure by Bruno Zach

Partners in Thyme: The designer Archibald Knox and Mary Seton Watts were both responsible for some of Liberty & Co.’s best garden planters

French Fancies: Under-researched and undervalued, Mike Fieggen puts French regional jewellery in the collecting spotlight

An example of French regional jewellery - Stone-set cross from Le Puy-en- Velay, Auvergne, in gold, enamel and garnets

Time is Money: Popular in the bling-filled ‘80s, coin watches are making a welcome return to UK salerooms

Corum $20 gold coin watch

Behind the Lines: The life and career of the “Ukrainian Picasso”, the avant-garde artist Alexander Bogomazov is put into focus

Alexander Bogomazov 'Rolling the Logs', 1928- 1929

Tour de Force: Ahead of a sale this summer, specialist Lisa Greaves reveals how the “milordi” of the Grand Tour influenced UK architecture, art and collecting

An Auctioneer’s Lot: Charles Hanson reflects on some stellar sales of Asian art discovered in UK homes

Charles Hanson with a Chinese vase

The Front Lines: Editor-in-chief of the Ukrainian magazine Antyvar, Hanna Sherman, writes from Kyiv

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