Musee National de Ceramique de Sevres, Paris

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Created at the beginning of the 19th century by Alexandre Brogniart, Musee National de Ceramique de Sevres presents ceramics of all types and from dozens of countries. During your tour of this site, you’ll find porcelain from every corner of the world. Islamic ceramics are displayed next to Renaissance pieces on the ground floor. On the first floor, there is China and Dresden porcelain, or soft-paste porcelain, from the 18th century to the 20th century. Lastly, the Industrial Arts service painted by Devely in 1823 is one of the main pieces in the collection.

Altogether, the museum holds more than 50,000 objects, of which about 5,000 were manufactured by Sèvres. See Musee National de Ceramique de Sevres and all Paris has to offer by arranging your trip with our Paris itinerary builder.
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  • For years I hesitated to visit this museum, then finally I pushed open its door, and I had a most wonderful surprise. I’d expected being bored (I accompanied a friend set to visit this museum) seeing ...  more »
  • If you really love ceramics, and want to know more about it - historically and technically speaking - you must visit Sevres Museum. The building itself and its garden are already very interesting - if...  more »
  • An afternoon of surprise and marvel in Sevre, France. The porcelain pots were the most beautiful objects of perfection and colour.  more »