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A Royal Affair: Wedgwood’s Persian Odyssey

Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham AL

Jun 05 2024
A Royal Affair: Wedgwood’s Persian Odyssey

Join Hina Zaidi, our Curatorial Assistant, as she illuminates the fascinating story of a dinner service crafted by renowned pottery firm Wedgwood, created specifically for Persian Shah Fath Ali by the East India Company.

This talk will journey through the historical, political, and artistic implications of this extraordinary exchange, revealing a captivating intersection of British craftsmanship, diplomatic relations, and Persian royalty.

Reinvigorated for the 2023-2024 season, Art & Conversation gathers art enthusiasts in a relaxed environment to explore diverse art-related topics. These thought-provoking sessions are now held every other month on select Wednesdays at 10:30am and allow for a deeper dive into ... view more »


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  • Jun 5, 2024 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am (Wed)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


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