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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.
THE BOWES MUSEUM  (Barnard Castle, England, United Kingdom)
Read about the Museum and its activities; take a brief virtual tour and search the collections online; or visit to see "outstanding" ceramics from about 5000 items of oriental export and European porcelain, exhibition pieces, etc., housed in what is "essentially a French museum on British soil."
http://www.thebowesmuseum.org.uk/   
Added Oct 2002  - Last review 4 May 2008
The British Museum  (London, England, United Kingdom)
Several Departments include ceramics; for example, the Department of Medieval and Modern Europe has pieces from Sevres, Meissen, Rozenburg, etc. Guided and audio tours available, plus virtual tours and images from a searchable database.
http://www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk/    In various languages.
Added Nov 2001  - Last review 11 Apr 2005
The China Decorator  
An American magazine, published bi-monthly by owner Jeanne Valentine; back issues, books and studies also available. Site includes an online index and lists coming events.
http://www.chinadec.com/   
Added Feb 2010
The China Decorator Reading Room  (Neva & Steve Nelson. Ursa, Illinois, United States)
This site presents full-text, digitized versions of The China Decorator magazine, originally produced monthly from 1887-1901 by artist and editor Luetta E. Braumuller. All 130+ issues in Neva’s private collection will be copied and made available online.
Sponsored by Neva Nelson & ChinaPaintingToday.com.
http://www.thechinadecoratorreadingroom.org/   
Added Sep 2012
The Cummer MUSEUM OF ART & GARDENS  (Jacksonville, Florida, United States)
View samples from the Wark Collection of over 700 pieces of early Meissen porcelain, "one of the three finest and most comprehensive collections in the world". The Museum and shop are set in formal gardens.
http://www.cummer.org/   
Added Feb 2005  - Last review 16 Sep 2005
The Cumming Ceramic Study Collection. Minton: 19th-20th centuries  (Ontario, Canada)
The Cumming Ceramic Research Foundation offers scholarships to study English or Continental ceramics from 1750-1950. This Minton history, written by Robert Cumming, displays pieces mainly from the Cumming Collection at The Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art, or in the private collection.
http://www.cummingmintoncollection.org/   
Added Aug 2013
The Cuneo Museum  (Vernon Hills, Illinois, United States)
This historic Venetian-style house museum, set in lavish grounds, includes an extensive gallery of Capodimonte porcelain and a "Madame Racamier porcelain table". Guided tours available.
The museum has been the backdrop of several films.
http://www.cuneomuseum.org/   
Added Mar 2008
The French Porcelain Society  
This international society furthers the study and appreciation of French porcelain. They arrange visits to collections in England and abroad; hold lectures and symposia; and produce various publications.
Membership is open to all, and annual Meetings are held in London.
http://www.thefrenchporcelainsociety.com/   
Added Aug 2012
The Herend Porcelain Portrait Bust  (Mark P. Williamson. Dallas, Texas, United States)
View this sculptor's designs for the Herend Porcelain Bust series, and read how they relate to established Herend patterns. Each bust design is limited to a unique, single-edition proof.
http://www.sculptormarkpwilliamson.com/Home.html   
Added Mar 2008
The Hermitage Rooms at Somerset House  (London, England, United Kingdom)
These rooms "recreate in miniature the decor of the Winter Palace", and house rotating exhibitions from the State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg. View descriptions and images online, such as archived pages on revolutionary porcelain from the Lomonosov Porcelain Factory.
http://www.hermitagerooms.com/   
Added Jul 2006

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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; brush, kiln and paint manufacturers; fine china and potteries; plus magazines, schools and suppliers from around the world.
Updated 30 June 2014.

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