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Flett Bertram Birchwood Tray£22.50 More info & buy Waddesdon’s famous collection of porcelain has inspired historians, manufacturers and artists for decades. Inspired by the Sèvres colours and floral motifs, Flett Bertram has created these stylish, exclusive homeware designs. Flett is a graduate of Embroidery at the London College of Fashion. Now working in Paris for haute couture houses, she ensures old passementerie is kept alive. Passementerie is the art of making elaborate trimmings or edgings of braided metallic cords, embroidery, coloured silk or beads and used as embellishment on furnishings. This technique is used extensively in Waddesdon.
Pompadour Tray£22.50 More info & buy This fine portrait has not been attributed to a particular artist, but it demonstrates knowledge of several portraits, including those by François Boucher (1703-1770). These portraits were central to Pomadour’s self-presentation, carefully designed to captivate the King. Jeanne-Antoinette Poisson (1721-1764), Marquise de Pompadour, was the acknowledged mistress – ‘maîtresse-en-titre’ – of King Louis XV from 1745 until her death.