Crown made in Copenhagen for the coronation of Christian IV in 1596. Gold, enamel, diamonds, pearls. H. 17.8, Diam. 20.8 cm.



Wednesday, 26th and Thursday, 27th June 2024

At SCI / Society of Chemical Industry, 14-15 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PS

Mystery, Beauty & Preciousness – The mystery, beauty and preciousness of art over the centuries will be discussed including Schatzkammers (Imperial Treasuries), Regalia, Church Treasuries, Rare Jewels, Snuff Boxes, Rare Ceramics – Saint Porchaire and Vezzi, Princely Arms and Armour made by the Helmschmid Dynasty of Renaissance Armourers in the city of Augsburg who counted the Emperors Maximillian I and Charles V among their many clients.

Please visit the videos and articles section of the website to view copies of lectures given at past seminars.

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