The Tim Woolley Memorial Lecture

31st January 2020 18:00pm - 20:30pm

'A Particularly British Fascination: the Anglo-Sèvres Affair'

By Errol Manners, FSA. Alongside a private view of the Judith Howard Collection


With the Wallace Collection in London, the Rothschild Collection at Waddesdon Manor and the inestimable collection of Her Majesty the Queen, we are fortunate in England in having the world's finest collections of Sèvres porcelain. This talk will look at how this came about and how Judith Howard comes in a long line of British scholars of Sèvres porcelain and has earned herself a place in this great collecting Pantheon.

Errol Manners is a dealer in rare ceramics and a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries. He was chairman of the French Porcelain Society from 2007 to 2015. He has served as chairman of the Ceramics Vetting Committee at TEFAF Maastricht and Masterpiece London, as well as numerous other fairs. He is Programme Adviser on the Conservation of Ceramics course of the Edward James Foundation at West Dean College, and a committee member of the British Antique Dealers' Association Cultural and Educational Trust.

Tickets: £15 (All proceeds donated to Salisbury Hospice).

Wine and canapés will be served.

Contact: Amanda Lawrence - 01722 424509

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