A book-tribute to the ceramics of the Château of Saumur
The publication of “Les céramiques du château-musée de Saumur, une collection d’exception” reveals the museum’s incredible treasure for the first time since Count Charles Lair left his collections to it. An enthusiastic and fascinating work.
Thanks to the legacy of Count Charles Lair, the château-museum of Saumur his home to one of the most prestigious collections of ceramics in France, presented in the first publication on the subject. A benchmark for its kind, the work unveils the little-known wealth of this collection through 500 photographs and 400 works labels. It has been written by two top specialists in ceramics who reveal the unique items exhibited in the museum. Put together like an encyclopaedia, the catalogue provides a diverse overview of European and Oriental ceramics. Discover this exceptional publication of more than 1,500 works unveiling the passion of lovers of ceramics and related arts in the late 19th century.