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COLLECTOR INSIGHT Beyond reminders of childhood old trains are heritage and history

CURIOUS AND INTERESTING Gift giving solutions Search online and in store

TWEAK YOUR HOLIDAY EXPERIENCES Summer in Paris, Madrid, Sydney, Napier

SPECIALIST KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING Art Nouveau pottery from Turn-Teplitz region of today's Czechoslovakia for an enormous variety of beautiful and sought after pieces


CONTENTS FEATURE ARTICLES

KNOWLEDGE BASE

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Look beyond collecting objects In the art world, ‘not the full Monty’ can be more than enough Terry Ingram

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Collectors share their passion

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Bruce Macdonald and his toy train collection is so special that the National Museum of Australia in Canberra has mounted an on-going feature exhibition of his Australian-made toy trains Rob Ditessa

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Ray and Jean Rogers and their carnival glass collection. Collecting carnival glass is a worldwide interest Rob Ditessa

Botanical prints Documents of rare specimens and their medicinal properties Melody Amsel-Arieli

From the wonders of Ancient Egypt a unique Sphinx belonging Mycerinus

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Summer in Paris – the good and the irritating! Roy Williams

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The Prado pays tribute to its history

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New Zealand’s Art Deco capital of Napier

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Sydney’s Macquarie’s Light Australia’s oldest lighthouse

SPECIAL FEATURE: Ceramics 20

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Royal Doulton’s Heroines Collection Celebrating iconic women drawn from British literature and history

Carriage clocks Miniature clocks intended for travelling Leigh Fist

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Teplitz art ware pottery The ceramics produced by the Teplitz area potteries were made using different techniques Melody Amsel-Arieli Aynsley China One of the best-known names in ceramics Paul Vinecombe

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ART WARE POTTERY A region in the Czech Republic which housed myriad potteries in the 19th to early 20th centuries is responsible for an enormous variety of beautiful and sought after pieces

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Top: Gilt-bronze cannelee cased carriage clock, c.1895, maker’s mark suggests it might be Brunelot (Paris, France) with champlevé panels, eight-day time and strike movement. Courtesy www.sundialfarm.com Left: Gilt and silvered bronze carriage clock made by Francois-Arsene Margaine (Paris, France), c.1885, with enamelled panels. Margaine was a famous carriage clock maker and received numerous awards including a gold medal in 1900. Courtesy www.sundialfarm.com

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