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17 October 2019SW AREA STUDY DAY 'The Anatomy of Collecting' with Marc Allum of The Antiques Roadshow, at the Best Western Tiverton Hotel
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SW AREA STUDY DAY 'The Anatomy of Collecting' with Marc Allum of The Antiques Roadshow, at the Best Western Tiverton Hotel Marc Allum Thursday 17 October 2019

The Anatomy of Collecting:

Great collectors and their collections, fakes & forgeries plus personal appraisals of members’ own objects

with  Marc Allum, Antiques Roadshow Specialist

 

Session 1: The Anatomy of Collecting – The History of Collecting and Great Collectors Through History

An intriguing journey through the history of the ‘cabinet of curiosity’ and the origins of our modern museums. Based on decades of personal experience - as both a collector and auctioneer - Marc’s talk will explore some of the great collectors from history, including John Tradescant, whose collection founded the Ashmolean in Oxford, together with a fascinating insight into the alchemy, myth and folklore which inspired their curiosity.

 

Session 2: Fakes and Forgeries

Marc’s personal interests extend into many areas and his reputation for divining the unusual is well known. His passion for collecting ‘fakes’ forms a wonderful insight into the history of forgeries and reproductions and encompasses examples from many famous cases, including paintings, antiquities and silver, whilst also exploring the all-important subject of provenance. 

 

Session 3: Bring an Object Talk

A captivating and spontaneous talk based on objects brought in by the audience, which in true Antiques Roadshow style, will test Marc’s ‘miscellaneous’ skills in translating all manner of artefacts into an entertaining and informative journey through history. From ceramics to silver, ethnographic items to militaria, Marc will bring the objects to life with a mixture of anecdotes, humour and solid facts.

 

Venue:     Best Western Tiverton Hotel, Blundells Road, Tiverton EX16 4DB

Timings:  10.00 for 10.30 start  (Close 3.30pm)

Cost:           £39, including coffee on arrival and two course buffet lunch

 

For a booking form please click here

Sarah Merchant – sarah.swstudydays@gmail.com or 01398 341973

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