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|Saturday, 15 May 2010 19:51|
This museum has a collection of more than 10000 samples Worcester porcelain, produced from 1751 to the present day. This museum has the world's largest collection of Worcester porcelain. Collection of ceramics, archives, and production documentation, constitute the basic foundations of the museum and allow us to study the history and development of Worcester porcelain.
State Museum of Ceramics in Kuskovo (Russia)
This museum - one of the world's largest owners of specialized collections of ceramics and glass of different countries from antiquity to modern times. The museum focuses more than 30000 exhibits: Italian majolica, Venetian, British and Russian glass, Meissen, Sevres and Oriental porcelain. Especially proud of "the State Museum of Ceramics is a unique collection of Russian manufactories, from the XVIII century.
Riga Porcelain MuseumKal?ju street 9/11, Riga, LV-1050
This museum was opened in 2001 in order to preserve the porcelain collection of the State Porcelain manufacturing enterprise "R?gas Porcel?ns". The enterprise for economic reasons was closed, but his collection was formed in 1960. The museum has several rooms, one of which is porcelain, made in 1841 based on the Kuznetsov plant . The oldest specimens, kept in the museum, were made in the early 20 th century.
Museum of Ceramics (USA)400 East Fifth Street, East Liverpool, Ohio 43920
In the late 1800's and early 1900-ies in the region were concentrated around 50% of national production of ceramics, so the East Liverpool, Ohio, called the ceramic capital of the nation.
This museum was opened in 1980 and is located in a building which was built in 1909 and which until 1969 was located a post office in East Liverpool. In addition to the museum of ceramics in this building also located the Museum of the Historical Society of East Liverpool, Ohio. The museum's displays reflect the growth and development of East Liverpool and the ceramic industry from 1840 until 1930.
International Museum of Ceramics in Faenza (Italy)Via Campidori, 248018 FAENZA (RA)www.racine.ra.it/micfaenza/enIt is believed that faience (majolics) - born in Faenza, and the city gave its name to these items of pottery, which made so famous the local craftsmen. The museum was founded in 1908 by Gaetano Ballardini and still located in the building of the former monastery. Today , this museum has one of the finest collections of ceramics in the world. Here is the pottery of different ages and countries: from the ancient Greek amphorae to the works of Chagall and Picasso. There is a very interesting exhibition devoted to the work of the masters of pottery in Faenza in the Renaissance.
Ceramics Museum (Spain)C/ Marqués de Dos Aguas E - 46002 ValenceThis museum is located in the old palace of the Marquis dos Aguas. The museum holds more than 5000 samples of ceramics, which are, basically, samples of products of local ceramics production centers . There are exhibits, whose age is dated from the 13 th century and earlier. In addition, in the museum you can see the exhibition of Chinese and Japanese porcelain and pottery, as well as several works by Picasso.
Southeast Asian Ceramics Museumwww.museum.bu.ac.thLocated in Bangkok Museum of Ceramics of South-East Asia was opened in May 2005. The museum collection has more than 2000 exhibits, including ancient pottery of Thai artists, as well as ceramics of other folks of Southeast Asia, for example, Burma, China and Vietnam. Some of the exhibits presented in this museum, built over 2000 years ago. Except the ceramics, the museum has an extensive archive of scientific literature available to researchers and scientists.Gladstone Pottery MuseumStoke-on-Trent City Council, Civic Centre, Glebe Street, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 1RN, UK.www.stoke.gov.uk/ccm/navigation/leisure/museums/gladstone-pottery-museum
This museum is located in Longtone, Staffordshire and is a museum of ceramics, typical for this region,from times of the Industrial Revolution, 18 to mid 20 th century. The museum is located in the building of pottery factory, which was opened here in 1787 and operated until 1970. After closing the plant in 1974, his building became a museum, the exhibition which mainly consist of products of local production. In one of the nearby towns, is a museum of Wedgwood.
Musée nationale de Céramique-Sèvres (France)Place de la manufacture, 92310 SÈVRES
This museum, located in a suburb of Paris, was founded in the early 19 th century, by Alexandre Brongniart, the director of Sevres production in aim to collect and examinate the porcelain of different origins. Museum issued its first catalog in 1845, and in 1927 became independent from the plant facility. Today the museum contains beautiful collections of pottery, porcelain and ceramics from around the world, from ancient times to the present time. The museum preserves about 50,000 items, of which approximately 5000 were produced at Sevres.