Musee National de Ceramique de Sevres, Paris
(3.9/5 based on 60+ reviews on the web)
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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  • the museum traces the history of ceramics in the world then especially that of Sèvres with superb pieces
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  • with a high-level guide specializing in Asian and French porcelain. comes on 2 floors with l workshop visit - date gilt - moulds in plaster and well-explained wood ovens. l floor collection of plates of the great services of the State and of the ornamental vases.
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  • The building is enormous, but the Museum is very well-ordered in a series of rooms where you appreciate the evolution of the art of ceramics and its manufacture over the centuries and, of course, preserved some magnificent collections. the room dedicated to own production of Sèvres, of most recent Bill, has some magnificent works. It is worthwhile to see something different from the museums of sculpture and painting so good and abundant in Paris.
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