Nesvizh Museum-Reserve will be exhibiting in Gomel a collection of nearly 200 silver items

Friday, 05 June 2015 14:29  |  Written by  BelTA

The exhibition «Silver from the collection of the Nesvizh Museum» will open in Gomel Palace of Rumyantsev-Paskevich

The exhibition "Silver from the collection of the Nesvizh Museum" will open on June 5 in the Gomel Palace of Rumyantsev-Paskevich. BelTA was told the head of the art department of the museum of the Gomel Palace and Park Ensemble Tatiana Litvinova.

The exhibition, which will present the National Historical and Cultural Museum-Reserve "Nesvizh", included 198 subjects, which are based on products intended for table. "This is a variety of silver decanters, glasses, vases, wine glasses, salt shakers and other items," - said Tatiana Litvinova.

This is part of almost polutysyachnoy collection of articles of precious metal stored in the museum-reserve. The exhibition is complemented by similar items of meetings of the Gomel Palace and Park Ensemble Gomel and famous antiquarian Sergei Putilin.

In the XIII century silver began to actively use in the manufacture of pottery. This is due to its physical and chemical properties: malleability, ductility, and the reflection of light color, bactericidal. Products decorated with enamel, woven, black. In those days, they had a greater significance, becoming luxuries festive serving and worthy gift. There is no doubt that the silver tableware and tableware used at one time and the owners of the Nesvizh Castle.

Visit the exhibition "Silver from the collection of the Nesvizh Museum" can be up to 23 August 2015.

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