Antique Collecting – new issue coming soon

The brand new issue of Antique Collecting magazine is out soon, shining a light on everything from unsung female abstract impressionists and the work of a British mid-century furniture maker, to a rare collection of coins from the East India Company and the touching love letters of celebrated literary and artistic figures. Scroll down to find out more and subscribe here.

Company Man: Coins from the East of India Company form the collection of Robert Puddester are expected to make £2m in London this month. Antique Collecting lifts the lid

Coins from the East India Company

Court Drama: An exhibition in Warwickshire shines a light on the court painters of Elizabeth I and hopes to unravel one of the period’s most intriguring unanswered questions

Summers’ Time: After years in the doldrums, furniture by the mid-century British designer Gerald Summers is finally being appreciated, as a recent sale attests

a plywood chair by the mid-century British designer Gerald Summers

Park Life: The contents of Meldon Park, a country mansion in Northumberland, goes under the hammer this February in Edinburgh. Antique Collecting goes behind the scenes to see what’s on offer

Write from the Heart: Ahead of Valentine’s Day, letters penned by some of history’s greates lovers make the basis for a great collection

Action Women: Long overlooked in favour of their male counterparts, female abstract expressionists are put in focus at a new exhibition opening this month

An Auctioneer’s Lot: Columnist Charles Hanson steps back in time to a 16th-century cottage where he uncovers some collectors’ delights

Waxing Lyrical: Antiques dealer David Harvey gives the time of day to a charming George III bonheur-du-jour


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