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Chinese Art for Western Interiors

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St Martin-in-the-Fields

Trafalgar Square

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St Martin-in-the-Fields, together with the Chinese Speaking Congregations of St Martin's, is organising an occasional series of art talks focusing on aspects of Chinese Art. The second lecture in this series will be on 'Chinese Art for Western Interiors' and will be given by Colin Sheaf on Thursday 7 June 2018.

Colin Sheaf has been Head of Asian Art at Bonhams since 2001. He has had a distinguished 37-year career in the auction industry after reading Modern History at Worcester College Oxford. A world authority on Asian ceramics and Chinese Art he directs Asian Art specialist teams on four continents, holding sales in London, Hong Kong, New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco. He is also Chairman of the Sir Percival David Foundation, the world's finest private collection of Imperial Chinese porcelain.

The talk will be held in St Martin's Hall, within the Crypt of St Martin's, and will begin at 6.30pm for one hour. The talk will be followed by a drinks reception in the Bishop Ho Ming Wah Association and Community Centre.

Image: A Chinese Export famille rose dish specially commissioned to be painted in China with the arms of the London merchant Alexander Sheafe, circa AD 1730.

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