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Porcelain Experienced!

Dear guests,

Welcome to the Meissen Porcelain Museum, the publicly accessible part of the extensive collection of the Meissen Porcelain Foundation.

From around 34,000 historic porcelains, a selection of 2,000 porcelain objects and over 300 years of porcelain history await you on two floors.

A visit to the show workshop and the café will complete your visit.

Experience Meissen porcelain. We are looking forward to seeing you!

Your team of the Meissen Porcelain Foundation

 

 

 

 

[Translate to English:] Meissen Porzellan Stiftung unterwegs
FOUNDATION ON THE MOVE

Shanghai

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EXHIBITION

In memoriam Peter Strang

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Meissen porcelain on its way towards unesco world heritage status
UNESCO PORCELAIN SITES

Second step towards World Heritage status taken.

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Collection

The Manufactory’s comprehensive collection holdings have been built up over the past three centuries and more in the course of the work process...The Manufactory’s comprehensive collection holdings have been built up over the past three centuries and more in the course of the work process...

 

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Unboxing Herkules

Ten crates of porcelain return to the Meissen Porcelain Museum after more than two years in a travelling exhibition during which they covered a distance of 13,750 miles.

A total of eight museums were involved in running the exhibition, two from Germany, five from China and one from Japan.

Peter Strang - One-offs in porcelain

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Peter Strang – One-offs in porcelain

The modeller Peter Strang had a decisive impact on artistic developments at the Meissen Porcelain Manufactory in the second half of the 20th century. He joined the Manufactory as an apprentice in 1950 and, following academic studies, was active from 1960 in the Artistic Development Collective, where he authored various series of figurines, items of figural tableware, murals and, from 1977 onwards, a number of one-offs in Meissen porcelain.

Peter Strang turned 85 on 7 July 2021. The Museum of the Meissen Porcelain Foundation is marking the occasion by exhibiting some 30 one-offs by the artist in this special show.

Paul Scheurich

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Paul Scheurich. Porcelain modeller, draughtsman, graphic artist

Paul Scheurich (*1883 New York, †1945 Brandenburg) was one of the most important porcelain modellers in the first half of the 20th century. Our theme exhibition marking the 75th anniversary of his death delves into his life and work. Scheurich’s porcelain designs for Meissen and other German manufactories, augmented by rare bronze statues, drawings, illustrations and commercial art by the artist, yield a multifaceted portrait of the man.

 

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