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Russian Imperial Porcelain at Hillwood

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Published by Hillwood Museum & Gardens .
Written in English


  • Post, Marjorie Merriweather,
  • Washington (D.C.),
  • Porcelain & China,
  • Catalogs,
  • Antiques & Collectibles,
  • Crafts / Hobbies,
  • Private collections,
  • Antiques/Collectibles,
  • Pottery & Ceramics,
  • Porcelain, Russian,
  • General,
  • Antiques & Collectibles / General,
  • Art collections,
  • 18th century,
  • 19th century,
  • Porcelain,
  • Russia

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8530053M
ISBN 100965495868
ISBN 109780965495868

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Russian Porcelain The largest single category of Hillwood’s Russian holdings is porcelain. Already collecting 18 th -century Sèvres porcelain both for display and for dining, Post discovered the bright colors and lively designs of Russian porcelain when she lived in Moscow and collected many pieces and sets over the rest of her long life. Hardcover in dust jacket, 11 by 9 3/4 inches, 27 pages of text, apparently complete, in both Russian and English followed by color plates, largely one per page and 22 pages of descriptions of the plates, in both Russian and English.   Russian Art at Hillwood [Taylor, Katrina V. H.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Russian Art at Hillwood5/5(1). Russian Porcelain Room When visitors enter the Russian porcelain room, they are welcomed by a majestic double-headed eagle inlaid in the center of the floor. This imperial coat of arms sets the tone for the Russian glass and porcelain lining the walls, mostly produced in imperially .

From its inception in until the last days of the Russian Empire in , the Imperial Porcelain Factory produced beautiful dinnerware and decorative pieces for the royal homes of the Tsars. Additionally, the royal household requested special commissions for . Explore nea objects from Hillwood’s collection of Russian imperial art, French eighteenth-century decorative art, and Marjorie Merriweather Post’s personal collection of apparel, jewelry, and accessories. Blue porcelain body and lid, mounted in French gilt bronze with openwork Rococo scrolls, finial on lid Meissen porcelain. The Russian porcelain by Vinogradov had qualities similar to Meissen porcelain, while its formula (which consisted of only Russian ingredients) took its style from Chinese porcelain. At the beginning of the Vinogradov period, the motifs were monochrome and simplified; by the end of this period, the fine miniatures were completed on porcelain. The Lomonosov Imperial Porcelain Factory was founded in St. Petersburg in under the decree of Peter the Great's daughter. Empress Elizabeth. It was the first porcelain company in Russia and the third in all of Europe Europe. This is where the talented Russian scientist Dmitry Vinogradov () discovered the secret of making "white.

Home > Books > Russian Interest. Russian Interest. Konstantin Makovsky: The Tsar’s Painter in America and Paris Russian Glass at Hillwood. $ Russian Icons at Hillwood. $ Russian Imperial Porcelain at Hillwood. $ Russian Silver in America: Surviving the Melting Pot (Paperback) Regular price: $ Sale price: $ The Imperial Porcelain Factory was founded in by Empress Elizabeth I to “serve native trade and art.” It is Russia’s first porcelain manufacturer, and the third to be established in Europe. The Imperial Family members were the exclusive patrons of the porcelain factory until when the Russian Empire ceased to exist, after the bloodbath of the Bolshevik Revolution. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Russian Imperial Porcelain at Hillwood at Read honest and unbiased product reviews For those who delight in the history of the decorative arts, and appreciate the artistry and drama of the Russian genre, this book is highly recommended! Helpful. 0 Comment Report abuse4/5. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Russian Imperial Procelain at Hillwood at Marjorie Merriweather Post was a true aficionado of collectible art porcelain long before it became fashionable. For those who delight in the history of the decorative arts, and appreciate the artistry and drama of the Russian genre, this book is.