15 Fascinating Royal and Aristocratic Heirlooms

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F rom a replica set of the British Crown Jewels ordered on the occasion of Queen Elizabeth’s Coronation to an impressive array of historically important pieces related to the great Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson, the 2018 instalment Of Royal and Noble Descent presents fascinating heirlooms from aristocratic international families as well as objects related to noble and historical figures. Further highlights include an important set of twenty-four Berlin (K.P.M.) porcelain plates painted with scenes from Goethe's Faust, as well as exceptional furniture, paintings and decorative arts. Click ahead to discover more.

Of Royal and Noble Descent
17 January 2018 | London

15 Fascinating Royal and Aristocratic Heirlooms

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