Friday 17 April 19:00 – 20:00
Ivy Chan, Specialist in Chinese Art, Christie’s
The beauty, power and value associated with ‘chicken cups’ has captured the imagination of people around the world since its creation. This talk traces the fascinating story of this cup, starting from its original function and symbolism as a drinking vessel to its later appreciation
by collectors, museums and auction houses as a collectable art form.
Public £6 | MEAA Friends & Students £4 | Venue: BRLSI
Booking: www.meaa.org.uk | 01225 464640 | or on the door
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