Homes & Antiques’ June issue is out now!
Firmly focused on mixing old and new, we have an exclusive preview of the newly-opened rooms at Eltham Palace, bring you a survival guide to the auction house and four beautiful homes that combine objects of different eras to create unique interiors.
Discover the history and resurgence of intricate suzani textiles, find out why vintage travels posters are such a good investment and preview the exquisite estate of one-time society beauty the Duchess of Roxburghe.
Plus, ind out how antiques dealer Peter Hone dusts his collection of 15,000 statues, delve into key tales from the history of the much-loved teapot and get a head start on summer with H&A’s round up of the best auctions, exhibitions and fairs.
Available in shops and in digital format now.
A return to glamour
Art deco expert Eric Knowles gets a tour of the newly opened rooms at the 1930s Eltham Palace
The H&A survival guide to auctions
How to make your best bid – and give yourself a mighty fine chance of winning it – whatever it is you’re hunting for
Suzanis: Rich in tradition
Celia Rufey explores how the finely embroidered textiles of central Asia have come to inspire so many western interiors
Treasures of a duchess
Preview the estate of the Duchess of Roxburghe, a society beauty with a life not too dissimilar to a Downton Abbey script
H&A’s antiques writer Caroline Wheater discovers that with each vintage travel poster comes a brand new experience
The history of the teapot
Where did the teapot come from and how did it become such an important object in the day-to-day lives of the British public?
Notes on an icon
The antiques dealer whose unique eye for style made him one of Britain's most renowned interior designers