Particularity

Posted July 11, 2019 4:23 pm by Mrs McLean

Particularity

The state rooms in the old wing of  Schloss Charlottenburg reminded us of the Historical House, an assertion that may fill the minds of those who know both with doubt. Naturally the Historical House is a lot smaller and both its  front courtyard and its grounds are not as extensive. Nevertheless, the small-to-modern-eyes rooms and the Chinese porcelain collection felt familiar, and we pondered the difficulties of “collection care”, which at the Historical House includes brushing things very, very softly with a plethora of museum-grade brushes.The eye-openers were upstairs. They included the crowd jewels and swords and, especially,  the tableware

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