Victoria Leatham was a consultant for Sotheby's for 25 years and was
trained as a generalist appraiser. Her particular expertise lies in
Eastern ceramics, but as curator of the Burghley House collection, she
has interests covering a wide range. She is currently revising and
cataloguing the Burghley collection and organizes regular specialist
exhibitions of its treasures, both in the UK and overseas. She is a
lecturer, author, trustee of Stoneleigh Abbey and the Wellington Museum
and also runs her own antique reproduction mail-order business.