Day 10 – Friday 10 October
This morning we welcomed Kathryn Jones, Senior Curator of Decorative Arts at the Royal Collection Trust to Goldsmiths’ Fair to talk about European Silver in the Collection of Her Majesty the Queen. Kathrynspoke about her recent catalogue raisonné, which described more than 350 objects in the Collection including the magnificent objects presented to Charles II at the Restoration, and items of historical curiosity and family memorabilia purchased by Queen Mary.
Afternoon Talk: Corinne Julius explored coloured gemstones with jewellers Maria Frantzi, Tina Engell and Mark Nuell.
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Object of the Day
Today’s piece has been chosen by Sir David Reddaway CEO and The Clerk of The Goldsmiths’ Company, who selected Ane Christensen’s Wall Sculpture made of copper, brass and silver. David said ‘A fascinating step forward in her range of work’.
Breakfast Talk: Christina Jansen, The Scottish Gallery: Wendy Ramshaw – A Celebration
Wendy Ramshaw is an international champion of modern jewellery. The Scottish Gallery is delighted to have represented her work since the late 1980’s. The Scottish Gallery will speak about this special collection of Wendy Ramshaw’s work which includes significant examples from her remarkable career spanning over six decades.
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Free Afternoon Talk: Annabel Davidson, journalist with Vanity Fair, The Telegraph and Country & Townhouse, selects her favourite pieces from Week Two at the Fair.