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The websites listed below are in English unless otherwise stated. Click on the little "+" sign to see the Categories (subjects) for that entry.
Museen der Stadt Bamberg  (Bamberg, Germany)
Visit the Museum to see the Ludwig Collection, an exhibit of about 300 works of art, mainly Meissen porcelain and Strasbourg faience. On permanent loan from the Peter and Irene Ludwig Foundation, it is housed in the Altes Rathaus (Old Town Hall).
Guided tours available.
http://museum.bamberg.de/    In English, French & German.
Added Jul 2015  - Last review 9 May 2017
Museo Correale di Terranova  (Sorrento, Italy)
This museum, owned by the Correale family, has been described as the most beautiful provincial museum in Italy. Situated in a patrician villa overlooking the Gulf of Naples, it houses a specialist library and collections such as Neapolitan paintings, ceramics and Murano glassware, displayed against fine tables and furnishings.
The porcelain collection includes a large sampling of rare items from early European manufactories: Meissen, Sèvres, Bow, Wien, Doccia and especially Capodimonte. Check for visiting hours.
http://www.museocorreale.it/    In Italian.
Added May 2017
Museo delle Porcellane  (Florence, Italy)
Access brief details about the Museum, whose collection comprises mainly table porcelain used by the Grand Ducal and Royal Houses of the Medici, Lorraine and Savoy. The earliest pieces are Meissen; others include Docci, Capodimonte, Berlino, Worcester, Meissen, Nymphenburg, Vienna and Chantilly, and the famous Sèvres dinner-set presented by Napoleon to the Duchess of Lucca.
The Museum is located in the Palazzina del Cavaliere, an 18th century lodge at the top of the Boboli Gardens. The latter are famous for their fountains and grottoes.
http://www.polomuseale.firenze.it/musei/porcellane/    In English & Italian.
Added Mar 2012
Museo delle Porcellane  (Florence, Italy)
View selected pieces from the Museum's collection, which comprises mainly table porcelain used by the Grand Ducal and Royal Houses of the Medici, Lorraine and Savoy. The earliest pieces are Meissen; others include Docci, Capodimonte, Berlino, Worcester, Meissen, Nymphenburg, Vienna and Chantilly, and the famous Sèvres dinner-set presented by Napoleon to the Duchess of Lucca.
The Museum is located in the Palazzina del Cavaliere, an 18th century lodge at the top of the Boboli Gardens. The latter are famous for their fountains and grottoes.
http://www.piccoligrandimusei.it/PorcellanePalazzoPittiSche.phtml    In Italian.
Added Apr 2012
MUSEO DI DOCCIA  (Sesto Fiorentino, Italy)
The Museo Richard-Ginori della Manifattura di Doccia features Ginori ware up to the 1960s. It exhibits 1000s of objects, and has extensive archives. It also holds guided tours, lectures, china painting courses, etc. Next to the Museum is the Richard-Ginori factory outlet 'La botteguccia Ginori.'
http://www.museodidoccia.it/    In English & Italian.
Added Jan 2002  - Last review 3 Sep 2005
Museum Bredius  (The Hague, Netherlands)
The art collection of Abraham Bredius, including images of all Chinese, Japanese and German porcelain held.
http://www.museumbredius.nl/    In English & Dutch.
Added Jan 2002  - Last review 13 Aug 2005
Museum of American Porcelain Art  (South Euclid, Ohio, United States)
MAPA was established in 2014 by a private collector, Richard A. Barone, and opens in 2018. The collections house porcelain from around 1885, with American Beleek, through the end of the 20th century, with the Bronn artists. It also holds important pieces by other artists, past and present; some porcelain from China, Europe and Great Britain; plus sculptures displayed at institutions such as the White House. Pieces by winners of their annual Arch Eagle award will also be on display.
A small number of pieces are shown online.
http://www.americanporcelainart.org/   
Added Nov 2017
Museum of History of Moscow  (Moscow, Russia)
Includes brief details of their Russian porcelain collection, from the Imperial Porcelain Factory, Gzhel, etc.
http://www.museum.ru/moscow/    In English & Russian.
Added Sep 2008
Museum of the history of St PETERSBURG  (Saint Petersburg, Russia)
The beginnings of this State Museum date back to 1938, and from 1955-1991 it was called the Museum of Leningrad History. It now has seven branches, with headquarters in the Peter and Paul Fortress, and is one of Russia's biggest collections. It holds over 12,380 items of ceramics and glassware, ranging from fine porcelain and decorative items to everyday household wares. Visitors can see 5,000 of these pieces on permanent exhibition in The Fortress; ask about group visits or guided tours.
http://www.spbmuseum.ru/    In English & Russian.
Added Sep 2017
My China Painting by Barbara Trovato  (Lexington, Virginia, United States)
Hand painted gifts.
http://www.mychinapainting.com/   
Added Mar 2010

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Compiled by porcelain artist R. Janette Graham (Janri)
A selected listing of china painters' personal and business sites; associations and museums; some brush, kiln and paint manufacturers; fine china and potteries; plus magazines, schools and suppliers from around the world.
Updated 28 May 2017.

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