Glassworks 1932 Gray-Stan vase, pounds 200-pounds 400 (bottom right), and 19th-century cheroot holders, pounds 50 each (below), from the huge Michael Parkington collection. Parkington concentrated obsessively on important works from British factories - from 18th-century tableware through to 1970s Whitefriars products. Auction at Christie's (0171-581 7611), 16-17October.
From the Finland Station Helsinki's huge Nordic lanterns (above), one of the many magnificent illustrations in Steven Parissien's Station to Station, a celebration of railway life and architecture. Phaidon, pounds 39.99.
Dish up Maiolica dish, (left) from theHolburne Museum, Bath's "adopt a treasure" scheme. Individuals can adopt an item in their own name. Donations pay for conservation. Details: 01225 466669.Reuse content