Ceramics and glassware

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More than 12 380 items.
The fund posesses objects of artistic and historical value. These are sculptures, vases and tableware including items with views of St. Petersburg-Leningrad and its environs, with portraits and domestic scenes. Major part of the fund is presented by samples of mass production of ceramics and glass which were widely used by citizens.



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  • Russian ceramics
    Russian ceramics 25
    More than 2000 units.
    The items (over 200 units), received from the collections of the Museum of Old Petersburg (founded in 1907) and the Museum of the City (founded in 1918) formed the beginning of the collection of Russian porcelain.

    Vases, decorative dishes, plates with the views of St. Petersburg, table sets, tea and coffee sets made at the state and ... 
  • Soviet ceramics
    Soviet ceramics  26
    More than 2,500 units.
    Chronological beginning of this section is presented by the items of propaganda porcelain (1918-mid 1930s) – a new direction in art, aimed to serve the promotion of the young Soviet state. The porcelain of this period was produced in minor quantities - no more than 300 copies, and was intended mainly for exhibiting at numerous international exhibitions. ... 
  • Foreign ceramics
    Foreign ceramics  17
    More than 2000 items.
    This section is represented by the products made in the end of XVIII - beginning of the XXI century at the factories of Western Europe.

    The beginning of the collection of foreign porcelain were the items (over 100 units) received from the collections of the Museum of Old Petersburg (founded in 1907) and the Museum of the City (founded ... 
  • Russian, Soviet and West-European glassware
    Russian, Soviet and West-European glassware 12
    More than 3000 items.
    This section includes the products made at Russian and foreign factories in the XIX and XXI centuries.

    A small group form the items from the collections of the Museum of Old Petersburg (founded in 1907) and the Museum of the City (founded in 1918). For example, a glass with the engraved image of the panorama of Nevsky Prospekt from the ... 
  • Collection of gifts
    Collection of gifts 12
    More than 1000 units.
    Gifts were received from various community organizations and individuals with regard to the various anniversaries of the city.

    The Museum's collection includes gifts from the representatives of Leningrad - Petersburg, Kronstadt, Novgorod, Odessa, Mongolia, Central Asian republics, Ukraine, Belarus, Poland, Czech Republic, United Arab ...