Today it houses priceless collections in 11 separate museums, including Old Masters Picture Gallery, Armoury (Rüstkammer), Porcelain Collection, Mathematisch-Physikalischer Salon, Zoological Museum and others.
Old Masters Gallery Zwinger, Semperbau The Old Masters Gallery in Dresden’s Zwinger Palace holds one of the world’s most important collections of European paintings, with more than 760 works on display, dating from around 1350 to 1800.
The most beautiful items from among the 20,000 objects that have been preserved are now on display in the delightful rooms inside the Zwinger, against the constant Baroque backdrop of the Zwinger courtyard.
The Chinese vessels and figures of the Song, Ming and Kangxi periods as well as Japanese Imari and Kakiemon porcelain from Arita are included in the collection. to 6 p.m., closed Mondays Dresden Royal Palace, Sophienstraße, opposite Taschenberg Palais The Grünes Gewölbe (Green Vault) enjoys world renown as one of Europe’s most sumptuous treasure chambers.
The condition is very good,there has been a small professional repair to the neck of the man,which is not noticeable. Backstamp Crown over "D" in blue,the Helena Wolfsohn mark..£65 each Beautiful "Old Summer Roses" bowl,a very nostalgic item showing the old fashioned country roses that grew profusely in Victorian days on the cottge walls. The top of the bowl is in deep blue and the whole item in very good condition,size about 9inches across,so would look good on a table display..c1880.. ROYAL WORCESTER VASE PAINTED BY HARRY STINTON IN C1896. As usual these items have some damage to the flower petals, and the leg of the cherub missing. The top has the opening of the egg but there are also smaller openings on the back and the front. Here we are offering a very pretty trinket tray,4 inches across, made in the Limoges Porcelain works in France. They were 2 highly educated Irish/Anglo spinsters who led very eccentric lives and they rode out every day being keen horsewomen.
This is a beautiful vase that has damage to the lower stem,just where the thicker gold band joins the body. The item could be restored,as it is perfect everywhere else. There is the registration code underneath and the Worcester backstamp in peuce,also the initials of HS in green which stands for Harry Stinton the famous artist. For sale at £125 A beautiful Volkstadt Dresden clock,c1850. There are 2 hairlines from the top of the egg for 1inch. They lived in a beautiful house called Plas Newydd. As you can see the little girl is playing by a tree with her Cavalier Spaniel puppy. The only fault is the girl has the left hand missing. This is a beautiful Victorian figurine of a young girl decorated in soft shades of brown .
Monkeys and lions, an eagle and a peacock, even a “Bolognese lapdog” are assembled here: the hall of Meissen porcelain animals is a special attraction within the Porzellansammlung.
The Dresden collection is the most exquisite, and also the largest, specialist ceramics collection in the world, not least on account of the outstanding holdings of early Meissen porcelain as well as oriental porcelain dating from the 17th and early 18th centuries.