The February issue of Antique Collecting magazine has an eclectic selection of articles to interest any devotee of antiques and art – from a look at the work of unsung equine artist Lucy Kemp-Welch, to a behind-the-scenes visit to a sale of props from the Netflix series The Crown. Subscribe now to get the magazine delivered to your door each month – plus receive a free book and jute bag – see what’s inside by scrolling down.
Horse Play: A new exhibition and book celebrates the life and work of Lucy Kemp-Welch, the equine artist once considered the best horse painter of the 20th century
Dailey Worship: Considered one of the finest collectors/dealers of his generation, 200 lots from the collection of Dailey Warner are up for sale at an Essex auctioneers this month
Snuff Said: Taking powdered tobacco was de rigeur in Georgian high society, the craze leading to some attractive and intricate snuffboxes which are highly sought after today
Crowning Glories: Fan of The Crown? Some 450 props from the hit streaming series go under the hammer this month and, with estimates starting at £60, there is something for everyone
Also inside this month’s issue:
Lots of Love: New columnist Irita Marriott shares her love of that most feminine of accoutrements – the pressed powder compact
Marc My Words: A behind-the-scenes glimpse of a day in the life of Antiques Roadshow expert Marc Allum