The Musée national de Céramique-Sèvres is a ceramics museum established in the early 19th century by Alexandre Brongniart, director of the Manufacture nationale de Sèvres, who wanted to collect and study fine ceramics from around the world. Today the museum contains collections of earthenware, faience, porcelain, and pottery from around the world, dating from ancient times to the present. It contains roughly 50,000 objects, with around 5,000 pieces on display. In addition to pieces from the Italian Renaissance and 18th century Europe, the museum contains a collection of contemporary ceramics pieces.
When meandering along the rue Oberkampf, perhaps after enjoying a concert at the Nouveau Casino,... Read more