New subsection in the museum exposition - "Western European enamel"

Our site is sequentially updated. We present you a new subsection  "Western European Enamel".  Now you can be acquainted not only with the works of Russian enamel artisans, but also with the works of the European school artists as well in the collection section "Enamel".

The art of coloring metal has been known since ancient times. Various enamel techniques were implemented in the applied arts of ancient Egypt, India and China. Both in Russia and in the countries of Western Europe, the art of enamels has been widely developed. Large centers of enamel business were located in France, Switzerland and Austria, enamel masters worked in various techniques and styles, often imitating oriental patterns. Various items created by European masters, decorated with painted and champlevé enamels, are presented in the collection subsection "Western European enamel".