Homes & Antiques is the magazine for people who love great design and beautiful objects from every era, providing a unique mix of the very best of the old with the very best of the new. That's why, as well as being the official magazine of the BBC's Antiques Roadshow, every issue delivers an inspirational blend of heritage and lifestyle.
PIECES THAT CAUGHT MY EYE
THIS MONTH’S CONTRIBUTORS • (plus their favourite UK autumn escape)
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THE MONTH OCTOBER • Collectable watches, an exciting house contents sale at Lyon & Turnbull, 100 years of The Oriental Ceramic Society plus The Pearson Silver Collection
Behind the Scenes AT THE MUSEUM • Rachel Nott speaks to Emma Yandle, curator of Chawton House in Hampshire, about her favourite object in the collection
STOLEN TORTOISES RETURNED TO KINGSTON LACY
STYLE.NOW. • Our monthly guide to DECORATIVE accessories, unique ANTIQUES and beautiful textiles that will add CHARACTER and colour to your home
SUSANIS • Arthur Millner, Olympia Auctions
THE ANTIQUES HOUND • Sisters Louise Hodgins and Suzanne Branfoot chat to us about their fabulous online store
Take a Slice • Afternoon tea never looked so good
CARRIAGE CLOCKS • Adam Wasdell, Tennants Auctioneers
Cabinet of Curiosities • This month: collecting Napoleonic memorabilia
What’s in Store • Cheerful storage tins for your kitchen
Ridge Pickings • Textural pieces with a reeded element
Derby has its day • Artistic skill and a keen eye for business ensured the continued success of Derby, says Willa Latham
Richard Dennis • The dealer in Victorian and 20th-century ceramics talks about his varied career, from working at Sotheby’s to running his own pottery firm, Dennis Chinaworks
The big sleep • As the nights draw in, Jenny Oldaker takes us through a brief history of the bedroom...
Bedroom decor through the centuries • From simple to sumptuous, we chart the changes...
Time for bed… • Lending an air of romance to the bedroom, it’s easy to see why antique beds are becoming ever-more popular, says Jenny Oldaker
Buying an antique bed • Louise Bacou, founder of La Maison London, offers advice…
LIVING WITH ANTIQUES • Four houses to indulge in, from a handsome end-of-terrace in Chelsea to a daringly bright Swedish rectory that was in dire need of restoration
Swede Salvation • Having rescued an old rectory from dilapidation, Christer Holmström has curated an eclectic selection of antiques to create a remarkable interior
Timeless APPEAL • Eschewing modern trends, Sophie and Andrew Cameron have slowly updated an unusual Victorian property to create a stylish and welcoming family home
Sophie’s Little Black Book of FAVOURITE PLACES
Style and Substance • Lisa and Tom Waldron’s redbrick Queen Anne house in rural Suffolk is a stylish showcase for Lisa’s vintage finds, while also serving as a comfortable family home
Colour STORY • Print designer Carol Maxwell’s home is filled with upcycled finds set against a harmonious backdrop of pinks and greens
ANTIQUES & COLLECTING • Collecting BOND BOOKS, HARVEST JUGS and VINTAGE PENS, plus Celia Rufey talks to antique textiles dealer SU MASON
COLLECTING: Harvest Jugs • Originally made as practical vessels for serving ale or cider at harvest celebrations in the early 18th century, these simple slipware jugs are immensely collectable today
Ask an Expert • This month, our team of antiques specialists pore over a German apostle mug, a curious cat and a...