Antique Collecting – new issue out soon!

The latest issue of Antique Collecting magazine is out soon, with a special Egyptian focus – marking the centenary of Howard Carter’s excavation of the tomb of Tutankhamun, and the impact the discovery had on Western design. Elsewhere, explore a sale of Bond memorabilia, Welsh love spoons, and all the latest news and views from the market – keep scrolling to find out more about what’s inside.

Tomb Raiders: 100 years after the discovery of Tutankhamun, Ben Hinson considers the lasting legacy of Egyptmania on Western designers

Grave Concerns: Collectors have been fascinated by Egyptian funerary shabtis for centuries – discover more about this fascinating field

The Drawing Board: Theodora Robinson reveals how the collaboration between children’s authors and illustrators can transform a book’s collectability

Mabel Ware: While the work of the 20th-century ceramicist Mabel Leigh may be under the radar, it is both charming and affordable, writes expert Graham Fitzpatrick

Sister Act: The three pioneering women behind the ground-breaking jewellery of the French House of Boivin are put in the spotlight


Desert Hands: A mythical Cartier watch awarded to the twice winner of the iconic Paris-Dakar rally goes under the hammer in Geneva

Sweet Petit: Philip Modiano gives the out-of-favour British Impressionist, John Louis Petit, whose work has been compared to JMW Turner, the credit he deserves

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