It's hard to imagine that as many different types of ceramic and porcelain exist, but the Musee National de Ceramique is ... More
Sèvres National Ceramics Museum
It's hard to imagine that as many different types of ceramic and porcelain exist, but the Musee National de Ceramique is a true testament to something that we subconsciously ignore. Established by Alexandre Brongniart, there's a vast collection of ceramic and porcelain objects including pottery, tin glazed earthenware and siliceous pottery. The museum, constructed in 1876 on the banks of the Seine now houses over 50,000 ceramics, 10,000 of which are permanently on for public viewing.
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Destined to house porcelain production, the Reggia di Capodimonte building was constructed in the large grounds by Ferdinando Fuga in
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