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Haughton Intl. Seminar: Great Collectors : Taste, Passion & Patronage 26 - 27 June 2019

Brian and Anna Haughton of Haughton International will be organising the 3rd annual two-day seminar entitled “Great Collectors : Taste, Passion & Patronage” from 26-27 June 2019 at The British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH.

15 international speakers will stage a global tour of some of the great collectors throughout the centuries. This seminar will discuss their collections of ceramics, silver, paintings and decorative arts and their influence on wider collecting tastes.

Antiques News & Fairs - Haughton Intl. Seminar: Great Collectors : Taste, Passion & Patronage 26 - 27 June 2019

Countess Wilhelmina Von Hallwyl and her chinese treasures, Rose Kerr Porcelain model of a Buddhist Lion, Kangxi period (1622-1722), H27cm.


The seminar will cover a broad range of subjects such as the Face to Face series which this year features Lord Rothschild O.M. in conversation with Dame Rosalind Savill. Timothy Schroder will discuss William Beckford, patron of Goldsmiths; Dr Xavier Bray, Director of the Wallace Collection talking about Sir Richard Wallace and why The Wallace Collection is named after him; Caroline de Guitaut, Senior Curator of Decorative Art at Royal Collection Trust outlining Fabergé : from the Romanovs to Royalty - assembling the British Royal Collection of a Russian Master Goldsmith; and Paul Crane highlight the vast English and Continental porcelain collections amassed by Harry John Hyams. Paul Crane, a descendant of Dr Wall who founded the Worcester Porcelain Manufactory in 1751, is a specialist of European Ceramics and has worked at The Brian Haughton Gallery since 2001.

Antiques News & Fairs - Haughton Intl. Seminar: Great Collectors : Taste, Passion & Patronage 26 - 27 June 2019

Henry Clay Frick as a collector, Ian Wardropper The Fragonard Room featuring The Progress of Love panels, Jean-Honoré Fragonard (1732-1806), 1771-72, oil on canvas.  Credit line: Henry Clay Frick Bequest © The Frick Collection: photo Michael Bodycomb.


The new venue for the seminar is The British Academy, housed at 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, where William Gladstone lived from 1856-1875.  Carlton House Terrace, built between 1827 and 1833, is Grade 1 listed and Sir Nikolaus Pevsner described the buildings as among “the greatest terrace houses ever built in Britain”.  The cost of the two-day seminar is £88 (incl VAT).

Antiques News & Fairs - Haughton Intl. Seminar: Great Collectors : Taste, Passion & Patronage 26 - 27 June 2019

 Porcelain, Politics & Prestige in the 18th century: Three russian empresses, Lydia Liackhova clock case, Meissen, 1727. model by George Fritzche.  Presented by Augustus The Strong to Elizabeth, the daughter of Peter I.


The cost of the two-day seminar including dinner at The Athenaeum on Wednesday 26 June is £160 (incl VAT). Student tickets for the two-day seminar (on production of ID) is £50 (incl VAT). Advance booking is essential due to limited numbers. Tickets will be on sale from Wednesday 25 February at 3pm (GMT). All details regarding the programme and the booking form can be found at Haughton Antiques

Antiques News & Fairs - Haughton Intl. Seminar: Great Collectors : Taste, Passion & Patronage 26 - 27 June 2019

Faberge:  From the Romanovs to royalty.  Assembling the British Royal Collection of a Russian master goldsmith, Caroline de Guitaut
The Mosaic Imperial Easter Egg, 1911, Fabergé.






News & Fairs Previews

Haughton Intl. Seminar: Great Collectors : Taste, Passion & Patronage 26 - 27 June 2019

Brian and Anna Haughton of Haughton International will be organising the 3rd annual two-day seminar entitled “Great Collectors : Taste, Passion & Patronage” from 26-27 June 2019 at The British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH.

15 international speakers will stage a global tour of some of the great collectors throughout the centuries. This seminar will discuss their collections of ceramics, silver, paintings and decorative arts and their influence on wider collecting tastes.

Antiques News & Fairs - Haughton Intl. Seminar: Great Collectors : Taste, Passion & Patronage 26 - 27 June 2019

Countess Wilhelmina Von Hallwyl and her chinese treasures, Rose Kerr Porcelain model of a Buddhist Lion, Kangxi period (1622-1722), H27cm.


The seminar will cover a broad range of subjects such as the Face to Face series which this year features Lord Rothschild O.M. in conversation with Dame Rosalind Savill. Timothy Schroder will discuss William Beckford, patron of Goldsmiths; Dr Xavier Bray, Director of the Wallace Collection talking about Sir Richard Wallace and why The Wallace Collection is named after him; Caroline de Guitaut, Senior Curator of Decorative Art at Royal Collection Trust outlining Fabergé : from the Romanovs to Royalty - assembling the British Royal Collection of a Russian Master Goldsmith; and Paul Crane highlight the vast English and Continental porcelain collections amassed by Harry John Hyams. Paul Crane, a descendant of Dr Wall who founded the Worcester Porcelain Manufactory in 1751, is a specialist of European Ceramics and has worked at The Brian Haughton Gallery since 2001.

Antiques News & Fairs - Haughton Intl. Seminar: Great Collectors : Taste, Passion & Patronage 26 - 27 June 2019

Henry Clay Frick as a collector, Ian Wardropper The Fragonard Room featuring The Progress of Love panels, Jean-Honoré Fragonard (1732-1806), 1771-72, oil on canvas.  Credit line: Henry Clay Frick Bequest © The Frick Collection: photo Michael Bodycomb.


The new venue for the seminar is The British Academy, housed at 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, where William Gladstone lived from 1856-1875.  Carlton House Terrace, built between 1827 and 1833, is Grade 1 listed and Sir Nikolaus Pevsner described the buildings as among “the greatest terrace houses ever built in Britain”.  The cost of the two-day seminar is £88 (incl VAT).

Antiques News & Fairs - Haughton Intl. Seminar: Great Collectors : Taste, Passion & Patronage 26 - 27 June 2019

 Porcelain, Politics & Prestige in the 18th century: Three russian empresses, Lydia Liackhova clock case, Meissen, 1727. model by George Fritzche.  Presented by Augustus The Strong to Elizabeth, the daughter of Peter I.


The cost of the two-day seminar including dinner at The Athenaeum on Wednesday 26 June is £160 (incl VAT). Student tickets for the two-day seminar (on production of ID) is £50 (incl VAT). Advance booking is essential due to limited numbers. Tickets will be on sale from Wednesday 25 February at 3pm (GMT). All details regarding the programme and the booking form can be found at Haughton Antiques

Antiques News & Fairs - Haughton Intl. Seminar: Great Collectors : Taste, Passion & Patronage 26 - 27 June 2019

Faberge:  From the Romanovs to royalty.  Assembling the British Royal Collection of a Russian master goldsmith, Caroline de Guitaut
The Mosaic Imperial Easter Egg, 1911, Fabergé.