Dr StewartAbbott has collected ceramics since the late 1960s. He is a former lecturer in architectural history in the History Department at Queen Mary University London and a Professor at the American Intercontinental University in London and Florence, Italy where he led courses in architectural history and interior design history. He is a member of the English Ceramic Circle and presented a paper to them in 2009. He is available to consult and advise on Georgian and later domestic interiors and the sourcing of furniture and decorative items for period settings.JuliaAbbott is a former university administrator and a third-generation antiques collector whose wide ranging ceramic interests extendfrom the eighteenth century late twentieth century. She is a member of the English Ceramic Circle.Both Julia and Stewart have trained in water gilding and ceramic repair and restoration and offer these services to clients upon request.