Ceramics and Glass Collection

 

 

 

 

         The Ceramics and Glass Collection includes museum pieces made of majolica, terracotta, stoneware, faience, opaque, porcelain, altogether 2517 items.

         I. Arrivals

  • The nucleus of the collection formed in the 1920s-1930s from the State Museum Fund - 985 pieces which earlier belonged to collections of Romanovs, Sheremetevs, Dolgorukys, Yusupovs, Stroganovs, Shuvalovs, Naryshkins, Kurakins, Leichtenbergs, Ryabushinskys, Brocard, Kharitonenko, Morozova, Sollogub, Prokhorov, Chelnokov, Krupeiskys, Romeiko-Gurko, Voitkevich. And also to the palaces: Marble, Kamennoostrovsky, Ropshinsky, and Novo-Mikhailovsky. And to museums: Rumyantsev, Ethnography, and the English Club.
  • In the 1930s museum received 36 exhibits from the Western-Siberian branch of the Russian Geographical Society.
  • In the 1930s museum received 27 exhibits from the Omsk M.A. Vrubel Artistic-Industrial Technical School.

         The Omsk Regional Museum of Fine Arts possesses extensive and interesting collection of ceramics and glass of the 16th 20th centuries. Among numerous works of art it is necessary to allocate groups of the most interesting exhibits giving uniqueness to the whole collection:

  • Articles of the Italian majolica of the 16th-18th centuries.
  • Articles of the Delft faience of the 18th century.
  • Big decorative vases of the Imperial Porcelain Works of the 19th century.
  • Sculptural articles of the Russian private factories of the 19th century.
  • Sculptures of the Meissen porcelain works of the 18th -19th centuries.
  • Articles of the Sevres manufactory of the 18th 19th centuries.
  • Articles of the painting houses of Paris of the 19th century.
  • Sculptures and vases of the Copenhagen factory of the end of the 19th - beginning of the 20th century.
  • Collection of the Soviet glass of the 20th century.

         II. Typological structure of the collection:

         Sculptures, decorative vases, mirrors, watches, lighting facilities, ritual vessels, plaquettes, panneaus, decorative plates, dinner, coffee and tea service sets, wine sets, separate objects of table layout, pharmaceutical vessels, bottles, toilet sets, desk sets, inkwells, matchboxes, and also decorative - sculptural author's compositions.

         III. Chronological structure of the collection: 16th 20th centuries.
         IV. Geographical structure of the collection of ceramics: the East, the Western Europe, Russia
        - The East
         The Middle East - 5 exhibits from Persia
         The Far East - 86 exhibits from China of the 16th 19th centuries, 111 exhibits from Japan of the 18th 19th centuries.
         - The Western Europe
         The Italian majolica - 23 exhibits of the 16th 19th centuries: Deruta,          Siena, Faensa, Genoa, Castel-Durante.
         Holland: Delft faience - 8 exhibits of the 18th century.
         The German stoneware, faience of the 17th 19th centuries - 8 exhibits.
         The English porcelain and stoneware - 50 exhibits of the 18th 19th centuries: Wedgwood, Spode, Chesterfield, Derby, etc.
         The French faience of the 18th - beginning of the 20th centuries - 10 exhibits - Rouen, Strasbourg, Paris.
         The German porcelain of the 18th beginning of the 20th centuries - 256 exhibits: Meissen, Berlin, Fulda, Frankental, Tettau, Ilmenau, Walendorf, Hest, Unterweisbach, Rosental.
         The French porcelain - 214 exhibits of the 18th beginning of the 20th centuries: Vincennes, Sevres, Dartes, Nastes, Dagoti, Cholcher, Faiyer, Paul Bleaus, Jacob Petit, Hale, Riuoet, Versonne, Craille.
         The Austrian porcelain: Vienna - 22 exhibits of the 18th 19th centuries.
         The Danish porcelain: Copenhagen - 17 exhibits of the end of the 19th -beginning of the 20th centuries.
         The Italian porcelain - 10 exhibits of the 19th century.
         The Swiss porcelain - 2 exhibits of the 18th century.
         The Bohemian porcelain - 27 exhibits of the 19th and 20th centuries.
         - Russia
         Imperial porcelain works - 133 exhibits of the 18th beginning of the 20th centuries, among them the big decorative vases with paintings by N. Kornilov, A. Kirsanov, F. Tarachkov, A. Tychagin, E. Shchetinin, A. Borisov, R.Vilde.
         Gardner's factory - 66 exhibits from the 18th 19th centuries.
         Popovs factory - 31 exhibits.
         The Ukrainian group of factories in Baranovka, Kortz, Kievo-Mezhgorye - 12 exhibits of the 18th 19th centuries.
         Small Russian factories which are represented by a small amount of objects each: Batenins, Safronovs, Yusupovs, Terekhovs and Kiselyovs, Sipyagins, Kornilovs, Kurinys, Gulins, Fomins, Anokhin Brothers, Barmin Brothers Khrapunogo-Novagos Ikonnikovs.
         Numerous group of exhibits of Kuznetsov dynasty - S.T. Kuznetsov, I.E.          Kuznetsov, M.S. Kuznetsov.
         - The USSR
         - The Leningrad porcelain works - 109 exhibits, artists: S. Chehonin, N. Danko, I. Riznich, . Yatskevich, A. Shchekatihina-Pototskaya, L. Afanasieva, T. Bespalov-Mikhalev, A. Semenova, A. Vorobievsky, V. Gorodetsky, G. Shulyak, I. Bessonova, E. Krimmer, S. Yakovleva, N. Slavina, L. Grigorieva, A. Leporskaya, S.Velikhova, A. Pakhomov, E. Lupanova, B. Vorobiev, V. Zhbanov, T. Stolbova.
         - The Dulevo porcelain works - 84 exhibits, artists: A. Sotnikov, A. Brzhezitskaya, N. Malysheva, O. Bogdanova, V. Yasnetsov, I. Zorin, P. Kozhin, P. Leonov,          S. Medvedev, G. Chechulina, A. Belashov, G. Sorkina.
         - The Dmitrov porcelain works - 19 exhibits, artist Orlov.
         - The Kuzyaevo porcelain works - 15 exhibits, artists: N. Lotov, N. Dagmarelly.
         - The Konakovo faience factory - 12 exhibits, artists: I.Frikh-Har, M. Holodnaya.
         - The Gzhel porcelain factory - 33 exhibits, artists: T. Dunashova, V. Rubinshtein, Z. Okulova, V. Neplyuev, Y. Garanin.
         - The Gzhel majolica - 8 exhibits, artists: M. Kovalenko, I. Grigorieva.
         - The Skopino faience - 7 exhibits, artists: A. Rozhko, T. Golovanova.
         - The factories represented by a small amount of exhibits each:
         Pesochensk, Pesochnensk, Volkhov, Bronninsk, Chkalov, Kirov, Novgorod, Khaitinsk, Riga, Budyansk.
         - Author's ceramics - 69 exhibits, artists: M. Yurkova, A. Kamardin, V. Maloletkov, A. Zadorin, V. Petrov, M. Favorskaya-Shekhovskaya, M. Poltoratskaya, O. Artamonova, M. Kopylkov, M. Stepanova, M. Taraev, E. Podvolotskaya, E. Gatilova, T. Musakhanova, R. Matchanov, L. Karmashova, J. Magay, R. Mukhamedzhanov, E. Satimov, V. Shchurkov.
         - The Omsk ceramics - 74 exhibits, artists: N. Tretyakov, V. Vladimirov, V. Novokshenov, A. Zadery, N. Zadery, A. Bolnyh, G.Kozlyuk.

         V. Geographical structure of glass collection:
         - The Western Europe - 533 exhibits of the 18th - beginning of the 20th centuries.
         Works from Venice, Germany, Bohemia, Poland. France is represented by signed works by E. Galles, O. Daum.
         - Russia - 193 exhibits of the 18th - beginning of the 20th centuries.
         Works of the Imperial, Bakhmetiev, Nemchinovsky, Orel, Maltsevo factories.
         - The USSR - 283 exhibits
        - The Leningrad artistic glass works - artists: A. Uspensky, K. Daniel-Bek, B. Lorentsov, H. Pyld, J. Byakov, E. Krimmer, E. Ivanova, B. Smirnov, B. Eremin, A. Ostroumov, A. Astvatsaturyan, L. Smirnova, L. Yurgen, E. Janovskaya.
         - Gus crystal factory - artists: V. Muratov, A. Kurilov, V.Korneev, V.Kasatkin, O. Kozlova, L. Myagkova.
         - Kalinin glass works, artists: L. Kuchinskaya, B. Fedorov.
- Vyshnevolotsky glass works, artists: V. Shevchenko, M. Grabar, L. Savelieva, N. Evert, S. Konoplev.
         - Chudovo glass works, artists: V. Kryukov, Y. Manelis, E. Vihrova.
         - Tomsk glass works, artist: F. Yahin.
         - The Kiev experimental factory (glass), artists: D.L. Shushkanov, T. Shushkanova, F. Ibragimov, A. Ivanov, S. Ryazanova, G. Antonova.