Palace of versailles

The Palace of Versailles buys a Chinese silver ewer by mutual agreement

The silver ewer offered to Louis XIV as a gift by a Siamese ambassador mission to Versailles in 1686. It was acquired by the Palace of Versailles as part of a private sale through the intermediary of the Beaussant Lefèvre auction house. Image copyright: Studio Sebert – Beaussant Lefèvre. […]