Antique Collecting magazine – see inside latest issue

In this month’s Antique Collecting magazine we welcome a familiar face with new columnist Catherine Southon, auctioneer and star of Antiques Road Trip, writing about her love of antique silhouettes. Elsewhere this month, explore ceramics once owned by naval hero Lord Horatio Nelson, the life and career of potter and artist William De Morgan, plus the intricate beauty of Chinese singing clocks. 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.

Naval Gazing: Ceramics owned by the British naval hero Admiral Lord Nelson and other high-end commemorative ware go under the hammer in London this month

An antique ceramic teapot that belonged to Lord Horatio Nelson

Rennaissance Man: The life and career of the celebrated Victorian artist potter William De Morgan is under the spotlight in wake of a new exhibition

An antique ceramic plated designed by William de Morgan


Making An Impression: Paintings by Claude Monet’s great grandson (by marriage) appear in two exhibitions this month. Antique Collecting looks at his portrayals of Giverny

Magic Carpets: Rugs specialist Louise Broadhurst goes undercover at the sale of a collection of carpets this month, including examples by two important Armenian makers

A collection of antique rugs and carpets

Clock This: Chinese singing clocks were beloved by the country’s emperors. But beneath the cranes and lotus-leaf decoration they had some very British makers at their hearts. Antique Collecting reports

An antique Chinese zimingzhong clock

Also inside this month’s issue:

Lots of Love: Bargain Hunt star and auctioneer Irita Marriott is impressed by the longheld tradition of handing out Maundy money and why the coins are enticing collectors

Marc My Words: The Antiques Roadshow expert Marc Allum discovers auction salerooms are still alive and kicking when one very special collection goes under the hammer

Antiques Roadshow expert Marc Allum

In the Knowles: Decorative arts specialist Eric Knowles praises the masterful glass creations of the French designer Emilé Gallé

Antiques Roadshow expert Eric Knowles

Lots to Talk About: New columnist Catherine Southon reveals her love of silhouette portraits ahead of an upcoming sale of miniature marvels next month in Surrey