Thinking with Things: The Oxford Collection Podcasts

A new podcast series from the Ashmolean Museum has launched, featuring an episode by Professor Helen Watanabe-O’Kelly who describes how a Meissen porcelain chocolate cup and tea bowl represent the cultural exchange that took place in the event an Enlightenment-era royal marriage. The podcast can be watched on the Ashmolean website.

Professor Watanabe-O’Kelly is a member of the Marrying Cultures research project, a collaborative international project that investigates how royal marriages resulted in a transfer of cultures between the courts of the king and the queen consort.

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