British food historian to lecture on molded desserts, Jan. 8 at Skinner

A selection of British ceramic food molds to be offered in Skinner's Jan. 9, 2010 sale. Image courtesy Skinner Inc.

A selection of British ceramic food molds to be offered in Skinner’s Jan. 9, 2010 sale. Image courtesy Skinner Inc.

BOSTON – On Friday, Jan. 8, 2010, at Skinner’s Boston gallery, British food historian Ivan Day will present a program titled Transparent Delights: The Extraordinary History of Molded Desserts in Georgian England.

Guests are invited to a reception at 6 p.m., with the lecture following at 7 p.m. The program is being presented in conjunction with a preview of Skinner’s Jan. 9 European Furniture & Decorative Arts auction, featuring a selection of fine ceramics. Internet live bidding for this sale will be provided by LiveAuctioneers.com.

There is no charge to attend either the reception or lecture, but reservations are requested. Contact Skinner at 617-350-5400 or via e-mail at events@skinnerinc.com.

Skinner’s Boston gallery is located at 63 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116.

View the fully illustrated catalog for the Jan. 9 sale and sign up to bid absentee or live via the Internet at https://www.liveauctioneers.com/catalog/20375.

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