Furniture as Collectible: Chinese chairs for seating or display? (18 May, 2021)

The Society for the History of Collecting Invites you to its Online Lecture Furniture as Collectible: Chinese chairs for seating or display?’ by Minna Katriina Törmä, University of Glasgow 18 May, 2021 at 6.30pm BST Online The presentation draws from Minna Törmä’s recent book Nordic Private Collections of Chinese Objects (Routledge 2020) focusing on furniture … Continue reading Furniture as Collectible: Chinese chairs for seating or display? (18 May, 2021)

Furniture History Society: Online Events on the Beurdeleys and St. Martin’s Lane (20 and 27 September 2020)

ONLINE EVENTS FROM THE FURNITURE HISTORY SOCIETY. You are invited to the following events: Sunday 20 September, 7.00pm BST - Camille Mestdagh, Valuing old, making new and selling both: The Beurdeleys in Paris (1818-1895) By examining the activities of the Beurdeley dynasty (1818-1895) this lecture will investigate the development of the antique furniture and "curiosity" trade … Continue reading Furniture History Society: Online Events on the Beurdeleys and St. Martin’s Lane (20 and 27 September 2020)

Instagram Stories: Collection Series with Bridget Garza Griffin

Join us this Friday for another Stories take over with Bridget Garza Griffin. Bridget is currently an MA student in French and British Decorative Arts and Interiors at the University of Buckingham with the Wallace Collection. Her research interests include first generation African American collectors from the late nineteenth and early twentieth century and their … Continue reading Instagram Stories: Collection Series with Bridget Garza Griffin

CONF: Making a Case for Cases: The Furniture of Display (10-11 January 2020)

Making a Case for Cases: The Furniture of Display 10-11 January 2020 The Bowes Museum, County Durham This conference aims to explore the furniture used by collectors, museums and institutions for displaying artefacts. Spanning diverse functions and definitions, objects known as display cases, showcases, china cabinets, vitrines, specimen tables, or even trophy cabinets, are ubiquitous … Continue reading CONF: Making a Case for Cases: The Furniture of Display (10-11 January 2020)