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French Porcelain in the Collection of Her Majesty the Queen

Three volumes covering all French porcelain in the Royal Collection

Geoffrey De Bellaigue

1296 pages

Winner of the 2010 Apollo Book of the Year Award


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Hardback, 432 pages per volume, 325 x 245 mm, 2,400 illustrations and 1,000 specially commissioned drawings
ISBN 978 1 905686 10 0

The three volumes cover all the French porcelain in the Collection made at Sèvres and in the Paris factories before 1830, although the chief emphasis is on the King's acquisition of outstanding pieces of eighteenth-century Sèvres porcelain.

Sir Geoffrey de Bellaigue was Director of the Royal Collection and Surveyor of The Queen's Works of Art until 1996. A former Trustee of the Wallace Collection and Honorary President of the French Porcelain Society from 1985 to 1999, he is regarded as one the world's leading authorities on Sevres porcelain and has published extensively on the decorative arts in the Royal Collection.

The income from your ticket contributes directly to The Royal Collection Trust, a registered charity. The aims of The Royal Collection Trust are the care and conservation of the Royal Collection, and the promotion of access and enjoyment through exhibitions, publications, loans and educational activities.