Decorative Arts

The Decorative Arts collection at Hastings Museum & Art Gallery contains over 2,000 objects made from ceramics, metal, glass and textiles.  From local Sussex pottery to Meissen porcelain and embroidered samplers to elaborate pocket watches, these objects show the artistry and ingenuity of craftsmakers from both the UK and Europe.


  • Sussex pigs

    These Sussex pigs were made around 1860 and are a ...   view

  • Derby jardiniere

    This fancy jardiniere, or bough pot, was made at t ...   view

  • Dancing Hours Vase

    This is known as the Dancing Hours Vase, made by J ...   view

  • Maiolica Dish

    Known as 'The Modena Dish', this is believed to be ...   view

  • Asparagus tureen

    Made at the Chelsea porcelain factory c 1756. Red ...   view

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