SCHREIBER, Lady Charlotte. 17532

£65

Description

Autograph Letter Signed ‘C.E.Schreiber’, to Mr. Franks, hoping for his opinion on an enamel, and alerting him to “a very fine Dresden Mug” of an early date, currently offered for sale in a shop. 1½ pages 7 x 4½ inches, in fine condition. Langham House, 24 June 1874. Lady Charlotte Elizabeth Guest (1812 –1895), later Lady Charlotte Schreiber, the first publisher of The Mabinogion. With her second husband, Charles Schreiber, she became a well known collector of porcelain; their collection is held in the Victoria and Albert Museum. Author of Lady Charlotte Schreiber’s Journals. Confidences of a Collector of Ceramics & Antiques throughout Britain, France, Holland, Belgium, Spain, Portugal, Turkey, Austria and Germany from the year 1869-1885.