John Rogers: Persian silver of the Qajar and Pahlavi dynasties

Army & Navy Club 36-39 Pall Mall, London, SW1Y 5JN

Little is known outside Iran about the silverwork produced in Iran during this period. John Rogers, of the Chiswick Auction House, has been studying the subject for some years and has acquired a small collection himself. His talk will be about the current state of...

Yuliya Smyk: Prince Arfa’s palace in Monaco – Christmas party

St Columba’s Church Hall, Pont Street

Prince Arfa' was a remarkable man, The son of a Tabrizi cloth merchant, by dint of hard study and good fortune he attracted the attention of Naser ed-Din Shah and rose rapidly through the bureaucracy. He became ambassador at St Petersburg and consul in Tiflis...