Osterley Case Study: Material Goods – Lacquer

Osterley Case Study: Material Goods – Lacquer

A decorative art in Japan, Korea and China, lacquerware held a particular exotic appeal for its European collectors as a luxury craft especially popular for…

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Shugborough Case Study: The Mansion House

Shugborough Case Study: The Mansion House

The most significant, and in many respects disastrous, event in Shugborough’s nineteenth-century history was the great sale of 1842, held to repay the considerable debts…

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Englefield House Case Study: Material Knowledge

Englefield House Case Study: Material Knowledge

As an East India Company official in Madras, Richard Benyon understood and valued objects. The preparations he made for his final journey to England in…

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Aske Hall Case Study: India Goods and the Importance of Kerse

Aske Hall Case Study: India Goods and the Importance of Kerse

India Goods & The Importance of Kerse Yet where in this story of interior decoration are the exotic Asian goods that exist at Aske Hall…

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Aske Hall, Yorkshire

Aske Hall, Yorkshire

The Dundas Property Empire and Nabob Taste Accommodating the East: Sir Lawrence Dundas as Nabob of the North? by Helen Clifford   Please note that…

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