Berry Brothers & Rudd: Coronations, Royalty & Wine
1 June 2020
Join us in the Pickering Cellar at BBR for an evening of wine, royalty and coronation history. Fine wines have long been part of prestigious royal ceremonial events and this evening will highlight regal links, from the Tsars of Russia to Hungarian connections. Hosted by Rebecca Lamont, Head of Wine School, with guest speakers Dr George Gross and Dr David J. Crankshaw.
Russia, Royalty & The Romanovs
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse
June - November 2019
An impressive exhibition that brings together family, diplomatic, political and artistic connections between the two royal houses of Britain and Russia.
Many of the works of art featured were commissioned as diplomatic gifts, others as intimate personal mementos, including miniature masterpieces by the famous House of Fabergé.
Sotheby's 'Napoleon's Chair'
The October 2018 sale The Midas Touch will include an incredibly rare original char, commissioned by Napoleon for his coronation in 1804.
Research in Ireland - April 2018
Continuing our international trawl through the archives, we had a very successful research trip to Ireland in April, visiting a number of repositories in Dublin and the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland in Belfast. As ever, our inquiries yielded a mixture of the predictable and the unpredictable to feed into our range of publications.
Sotheby's 'The Crown Jewels'
The January 2018 sale Of Royal and Noble Descent included a show piece lot - a replica set of the Crown Jewels.