March issue of Antique Collecting out now!

Antique Collecting March 2016 coverOur latest packed issue is out now – subscribe to get your copy and keep up to date with the latest market news, expert viewpoint, advice and emerging trends from the world of antiques and art.

Group of Five, by Ted SecombeIn our March edition of Antique Collecting focuses on the exciting world of ceramics – from ancient China to contemporary pieces.

Ceramics expert Alison Davey gives advice on the best way to start your own ceramics collection, while Bearnes, Hampton & Littlewoods’ Nic Saintey explores Palissy ware and the rise of majolica.

We also ask some of the UK’s leading ceramicists to tell us which makers from the past have influenced their work The rare Chenghua blue and white ‘palace bowl’today, then join Oriental ceramics expert Cathy Hunt as she puts a 17th-century Chinese bowl under the spotlight before we preview the important sale of The Pilkinton Collection at Sothebys Hong Kong.

 

Other highlights this month include:

Mike Moir celebrates one of glass designs unsung heroes, – French designer Paul Nicolas.
Ethelbert White, RWS (1891-1972). The Level Crossing, oil on canvas (mid-1920s)Caroline Dennard previews ceramics from Linley Hall, home to many Shropshire MPs, selling this month.
Curator and 20th-century British art expert Harry Moore-Gwyn reveals the gems of modern art from the UK.
We look at the Barry Lomax collection of early English porcelain, going under the hammer in Cheshire.
And, on the centenary of London Underground’s iconic font we profile its designer Edward Johnston.

Edward Johnston, Way Out, Brompton Road, 1916, Ditchling Museum of Art and Craft

 

 

 

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