Curiosity and Wonder: collecting European silver in Britain by Kathryn Jones

Location: Wood-Legh Room, Strathaird, Lucy Cavendish College

Date(s): Thu 01 February - Thu 01 February

Time: 6:00 - 7:00



Event Details:

Join us to welcome Kathryn Jones, Senior Curator of Decorative Arts at the Royal Collection Trust, and hear about the amazing treasures in the Royal Collection. 

Royal Collection Trust

About Kathryn Jones

Kathryn Jones is a Senior Curator of Decorative Arts for Royal Collection Trust and has recently published a catalogue of European Silver in the Collection. This talk will look at the princely tradition of collecting cabinets of curiosities as a way of exploring the wider world and demonstrating artistic sensibilities and will look at some of the great treasures amassed by monarchs from the seventeenth century onwards, among them nautilus shells, amber, rock crystal, gemstones and works of silver and gold.

Enquiries and booking:

All are welcome to attend this free event.

Please note, although College members are welcome to attend the Formal Hall which follows this talk, there is no obligation to do so. Please book Formal Hall places separately.

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