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Chiswick Auctions – Interiors, Homes & Antiques

December 8 @ 9:30 am10:00 am GMT
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This sale offers a range of modern, mid-century and antique furniture and furnishings for the home and garden and provides the perfect alternative to high street shopping, especially for those looking for interior design inspiration or simply that unique piece for your home. The sale features a wide range of lifestyle categories including jewellery and watches, ceramics, glass, British and European works of art, sculpture, rugs and other collectables, all with accessible estimates. Prospective clients may bid in person (subject…

Ask a Historian: In conversation with Greg Jenner

December 8 @ 7:30 pm GMT

A roller coaster ride through history revealing the best facts, figures, stories and characters from ancient times to today. Join author, BBC podcaster and public historian, Greg Jenner, in conversation as he provides answers to things you always wondered about, but didn't know who to ask. Responding to 50 genuine questions from the public, Greg whisks you off on a tour through the ages, revealing the best and most surprising stories, facts, and historical characters from the past. Bouncing through a…

KMIS lecture: In pursuit of historic camellias from China to Europe

January 10, 2022 @ 6:00 pm7:00 pm GMT

Join Kew Gardens for a  talk on historic camellias with Geraldine King. Since 1871, the Kew Mutual Improvement Society (KMIS) has been running an annual lecture series to boost knowledge of the plant and fungal kingdom. Geraldine is the Estate Manager and Head Gardener at Chiswick House, home to the oldest collection of camellias in Europe and possibly the world. In her talk she discusses the introduction of camellias to England and how the historic Chiswick collection is cared for, including…

Chiswick Auctions – Design

January 19, 2022 @ 10:00 am GMT

Chiswick Auctions’ Design sales offer furniture, lighting, studio ceramics and sculpture from the most influential design movements of the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. In their sales you will be able to buy and sell a wide range of design pieces from the British masters: E.W Godwin, Bruce Talbert, Ron Arad and Tom Dixon, to items from their European counterparts: Gerrit Rietveld, Marcel Breuer, Carlo Scarpa and Alvar Aalto, alongside iconic works by Charles and Ray Eames and Scandinavian designers:…

Chiswick Auctions – Erotica

January 19, 2022 @ 2:00 pm GMT

Chiswick Auctions erotica sales draw on a centuries-old genre, rich in inventiveness and subversiveness, and with a diversity that affords an opportunity for all categories of art and for those who love them. While most auction houses feature erotic art within broader sales of books or paintings, their sale is dedicated to erotica in all its forms, including prints, paintings, fashion, silver and photographica. Prospective clients may bid in person (subject to capacity), online via Chiswick Auction’s own bidding platform,…

Chiswick Auctions – Silver & Objects of Vertu

February 25, 2022 @ 10:00 am GMT

Chiswick Auctions' Silver & Objects of Vertu Department hosts the only dedicated silver sale in London, specialising in English, Irish and Scottish silver in addition to offering continental silver including French, Dutch, Maltese and Russian. Many of the prestigious names have successfully sold, including Paul de Lamerie, Paul Storr, John Scofield and Hester Bateman. Objects of vertu form an important section of the sales and include bodkins, enamels and snuff boxes, ranging from 18th century Paris examples to Faberge objet d'art.…

Kew Gardens lecture: The Rev. Thomas Birch Freeman — Victorian Botanist and Plantsman

February 28, 2022 @ 6:00 pm7:00 pm GMT

Discover a botanical and horticultural legacy that has been lost to time with the inspirational garden historian and presenter Advolly Richmond. This lecture takes us to Ghana where Advolly travelled in 2018 to uncover the fascinating life and legacy of Rev. Thomas Birch Freeman, an Anglo-African Victorian missionary, diplomat and botanist. Also available online, live and on demand In addition to her research, Advolly runs Introduction to Garden History courses for various organisations such as the National Trust and the University of Birmingham.  Tickets £3 Book tickets: eventbrite.co.uk All events…

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