Collections on line

www.culture.gouv.fr/documentation/joconde/fr/…

This address of the web site of the French Ministry of Culture proposes catalogues of collections from museums partners of the project in the different regions of France, in the following domains : decorative arts, archeology, ethnology, history, science and technology. E.g., in the region Ile de France, the Museum of Sèvres, Cité de la céramique is a partner of the project.

www.photo.rmn.fr/

This site, created by the photo agency of the Réunion des musés nationaux et du Grand Palais des Champs Elysées, opens up access to over 470 000 photographs of works of art collected in museums in France. To succeed in a search, precise terms must be used.

Example 1 of Advanced search
Period: 18th century
Museum: Sèvres, Cité de la céramique
Keywords
Porcelain
Manufacture de Sèvres (fondée en 1756)

Example 2 of Advanced search
Museum: Paris, Musée du Louvre
Keywords
Earthenware
Nevers (origine)

Example 3 of Advanced search
Inventory number/Image number: MNC25058

http://gallica.bnf.fr/html/und/arts-loisirs-sports/arts-du-feu

The Department Sciences et techniques of the Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF) proposes on Gallica, the digital library of the BnF, an access devoted to the digital collections of the BnF concerning the arts of ceramics, glass, enamels, metals: reference books, monographs, historical studies etc…

www.ceramiques-contemporaines-sevres.fr/

This link gives access to the collection of contemporary ceramics (1955-2005) of the Museum of Sèvres, Cité de la céramique. On-line catalogue realized by the Réunion des Musées Nationaux.

http://collections.lesartsdecoratifs.fr/

This link gives access to the collection of  the
Musée des Arts décoratifs de Paris
Musée Nissim de Camondo, http://collections.lesartsdecoratifs.fr/… in particular the Sèvres porcelain services with “Buffon” birds in landscape.

www.guimet-grandidier.fr/

This link gives access to the collection of oriental ceramics offered by Ernest Grandidier to the Louvre Museum in 1894; the collection was transferred to Guimet Museum in 1945. On-line catalogue realized by the Réunion des Musées Nationaux.

http://moteur.musenor.com/

This link provides direct on-line access to more than 4700 earthenware objects of the collections of museums in the Région Nord – Pas de Calais in France.

www.alienor.org/

This links gives on-line access to the collections of museums in the Région Poitou-Charentes in France. Keyword for ceramics collections: “Domaine : Céramique”.

www.vam.ac.uk/…

This link provides direct on-line access to the collections of the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. Search the domain of interest with the relevant keyword (e.g. Sèvres porcelain).

www.wallacecollection.org/

This link provides direct on-line access to the ceramics collection of the Wallace Collection in London.

www.skd.museum/…

This link provides direct on-line access to the page relative to the porcelain collection (Porzellan Sammlung) of the Zwinger, part of the Art Museums in Dresden, Germany (Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden).

www.metmuseum.org/

The ceramics collections of the Metropolitan Museum in New York are directly accessible from the link above ; 30000 ceramics are proposed.

www.tegels-uit-rotterdam.com

Link with a web site (in German) realized under the responsability of Wilhelm Joliet. It displays decorated tiles produced in Netherlands which can be seen in different palaces in Europe.

www.geschichte-der-fliese.de

Link with a web site (in German) realized under the responsability of Wilhelm Joliet. This site gives an overview of the history of decorated tiles produced in different countries.