Sally Kevill-Davies, Independent Writer, Researcher, Author and Scholar.
April 9th 2018 9.30am – 3.30pm
There will be three lectures:
1. Triumph and Disaster: Nicolas Sprimont’s Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory (1745-69)
2. Transatlantic Botanical Exchange and the Chelsea ‘Hans Sloane’ Wares A New World Flowering on Chelsea Porcelain:
A Chelsea Plate, London, c. 1755-57, porcelain, painted with Iris Latifolia Virginiana and Alsine, red anchor mark and numeral 2, 9 1/4”. The Salisbury Museum, Salisbury, UK.
Chelsea porcelain silver-shape dish, with ‘Hans Sloane’ botanical decoration, circa 1755-56. Length 8 3/8 inches. Victoria and Albert Museum, London, museum number C.48-1959.
Chelsea porcelain plate, with ‘Hans Sloane’ botanical decoration depicting an acanthus and flowers, circa 1755. Diameter 8 1/2 inches. Victoria and Albert Museum, London, museum number C.58-1948.
The English Aristocracy, the Landscape Garden and Chelsea Botanical Porcelain Visions of Arcadia and America:
A Chelsea Plate, London, c. 1753-58, painted with Liriodendron Tulipfera (Tulip Tree), 9”. Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York, 1957-11-G.