Antique Collecting magazine – Current issue

The latest packed issue of Antique Collecting magazine is out soon. This month, we focus on the exciting Asian art market, exploring everything from the sought-after ceramics, and how to decipher character marks, to the pioneer collectors and the mighty Tang horse

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Looks Famille: Natalie Merchant on what makes famille verte such an attractive ceramics style

Ming’s Dynasty: An exclusive interview with one of China’s most celebrated contemporary ceramicists – Bai Ming

Freedom Fighters: Why abolitionist artefacts, including Wedgwood’s famous medallion, are making waves at auction rooms around the world

Josiah Wedgwood abolitionist medallion

Making a Mark: Gerald Davison’s guide to deciphering seemingly impenetrable Chinese marks

Hot Desks: Collecting scholar’s desk pieces has never been more exciting, writes Lazarus Halstead

Animal Magic: Quirky and charming: some 20 hardstone carved animals by Fabergé come up for sale

a collection of hardstone carved animals by Fabergé

Stable Returns: Allen Wang takes up the charge for Tang horses

A Tang horse

Porcelain Miles: How chinoiserie Meissen porcelain once stolen by the Nazis has made its way home to a Dutch museum

Meissen porcelain once stolen by the Nazis

Eastern Eyes: Sarah Wong celebrates 100 years of the influential Oriental Ceramics Society

Antiques Roadshow expert and antiques dealer Lennox Cato puts Pembroke tables in the spotlight

The Antiques Roadshow’s Marc Allum reflects on our insatiable appetite for Asian art

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

6 thoughts on “Antique Collecting magazine – Current issue

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    • March 3, 2016 at 8:41 am
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      We started publication in 1966 – so this year is our 50th anniversary!

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  • June 13, 2017 at 5:19 pm
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    On p.54 of the current issue – Top of the Lots – the main illustration is described as an armorial crest. This is quite incorrect as it is a Coat of Arms. In fact a crest is not present at all which if it were would be a Lion standing on the Crown This is elementary and whoever wrote the description (even without being an heraldic expert) should know the difference between an Armorial and a Crest, (the latter being the emblem on the top alone as the name implies) – especially when writing in a specialist magazine !

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    • June 15, 2017 at 9:26 am
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      Many thanks for your comments regarding the story in this month’s magazine. The description for the news item was taken from the auctioneer’s catalogue.

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  • August 11, 2019 at 9:31 pm
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    I have many vintage post cards and birthday cards from my family members. Pre WW 1 and earlier.
    Could you please recommend someone that could advise me of the value and sense of history.

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