Homes & Antiques: September 2019

Vintage rattan set in the garden

Natural Beauty

Foliage and flowers have influenced artists and designers for centuries, from Basilius Besler to Josef Frank, and it’s an undying ‘trend’ that continues to enthral us. With this in mind, we’ve gathered a fresh selection of botanical antiques and prints and styled them in four different ways to give your home a bolt of colour and vitality. We take a look behind a recent Christie’s sale of historical maps and atlases that took the auction world by storm; we delve into the fascinating history of glass; and have advice on collecting Asian antiques by Marion Lightbown of Indigo Asian Antiques & Interiors, who also welcomes us into her elegant home to see how she lives with the pieces she sells.

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Homes & Antiques: September 2019 cover
Homes & Antiques: September 2019 cover