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Persia Auction Results

Persia Auction Results

The first day of our Autumn Auction Series opened with much active bidding for the sale of the Joe Youssefi collection of Persia. In these unprecedented COVID times, the majority of the action was through the more than 50 bidders connected online through our bespoke...
The Black Empress

The Black Empress

Just a few sentimental weeks ago we were reminiscing about Sean Connery’s role in the Bond movie ‘Goldfinger’, where we marvelled at the seemingly mystical, gravitational pull there is towards Geneva, and certainly back then our Prussian Blue cover fitted our...
A Candle Light on the Crimea War

A Candle Light on the Crimea War

There was something smelly going on in late January 1855, and it all seemed to originate from the foul stink permeating from the Crimea War. The Duke of Newcastle, Henry Pelham-Clinton, was the Secretary of War for the British Government from June 1854 but resigned...