Tea with Marie Antoinette
It is summer here and we are finally having some freedom again, so I am enjoying the rare opportunity to go places. I have been visiting several galleries that have been closed for most of the past year and half.
This week it was the Wallace Collection at Hertford House in London. A beautiful grand house that hosts one of the world's best collections of Baroque and Rococo art. Four generations of the Lords Hertford and their final heir Richard Wallace, have been collecting the best French, Dutch and Asian art, furniture and other artefacts, resulting in a stunning collection that was bequeathed to the British nation to be on permanent display.
Among this treasure trove is a breathtaking collection of Sèvres porcelain - one of the best in the world. Many of the pieces have belonged personally to Louis XV, his maîtresse Mme de Pompadour, Louis XVI and his wife Marie Antoinette. There is so much to see in this splendid house, but to those of us who love porcelain the Sèvres collection is of course the most interesting.
Enjoy the video!
Where to find things
This week there aren't that many new additions as I've been busy visiting galleries and enjoying some time off... but you can find all available items here. In the next few weeks things will be quiet, but fear not: later in September there will be an explosion of new stock! If you always want to see the latest additions, follow me on Instagram... I post pictures and a story every single day.
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