Dutch Dining Culture in the second half of the 18th Century – The diplomacy of the Table

Suzanne Lambooy

Willem V was the last Stadtholder of the Dutch Republic in the second half of the 18th century, a period characterised by the divide between his supporters the Orangists and the opposing Patriots. This talk will explore the table settings and decorations from this time in Dutch history when politial colour manifested itself on the dining table.

Haughton International Ceramics Seminar 2017 at Christie's

G Haughton