Adrien von Ferscht, who speaks with Martin Willis in this week’s installment of the Antiques Auction Forum podcast, is one of the foremost experts in Chinese Export Silver and acts as an independent consultant and expert to museums, private collectors, academics and enthusiasts around the world.
In this week’s installment of the Antiques Auction Forum podcast, Martin Willis speaks with Adrien von Ferscht, of Glasgow, Scotland, on the subject of antique Chinese Export Silver. Von Ferscht is a pure academic researcher and provides an astounding amount of resources on his blog, Chinese Export Silver. He has published a catalog of marks from 1785-1940 and has a new edition coming out soon.
Martin Willis is Worthologist, auctioneer and director of decorative arts for James D. Julia Auctioneers for the Boston region. You can hear his podcasts at the at Antique and Auction Forum, featuring interviews with key players in the antiques and collectibles trade.
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