Saturday, March 4
Lunch & Learn Lecture. Tickets: $40
11:30 – 1:30
Location: Cranmer Hall, 27 West Charlton St., Savannah
The French Connection: Savannah’s Treasures from Famous Attics
Enjoy a Southern box lunch (included) with a presentation by the following speakers:
Green-Meldrim House Preservationist
Follow the fascinating story of a five-year quest to return to Savannah from France over 100 furnishings original to the Green-Meldrim House, after their exile of more than a century in the Parisian home of the celebrated author, Julian Green. Ms. Arden-Joly will display a selection from these treasures, which were present in the Charles Green home at the time of the visits of the great Civil War Generals Robert E. Lee and William Tecumseh Sherman.
Director of the Andrew Low House
Discover the glamorous history of an exquisite piece of antique jewelry from the Andrew Low House Collection. Mr. Bohlin will reveal the intriguing story of its famous owners, its Savannah family, and its amazing French connection. As a specialist in 19th century decorative arts and interiors, Mr. Bohlin’s extensive knowledge of clothing and jewelry of that period will unravel the mystery of this extraordinary piece.
Renowned Celebrity Appraiser
Amanda Everard will bring drama to this event with her expertise in assessing the value of these historic pieces.