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National Museums NI’s art collections include fine and applied art (decorative art) of national and international significance. We hold more than 15,000 historical and contemporary artworks. This includes painting, sculpture, works on paper, glass, ceramics, silver and metalwork, jewellery, furniture, costume, and textiles.

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Portrait of a Woman

Portrait of a Woman

Portrait of a woman...

Dream of the Moth (1976-77)

Dream of the Moth (1976-77)

This picture belongs to a cycle called 'Transmutations, Metamorphoses and Visitations', stemming from Middleton's discovery of a linden leaf in the fo...

Pink Bedroom No.1

Pink Bedroom No.1

In original frame...

FLASK; Belleek scent flask and case

FLASK; Belleek scent flask and case

Oriental inspired trellis gilt buts and blue enamel spots. The scent is contained in the circular rim of the piece. Gilt metal mounts and chain. Velve...

plate

plate

design: deep, scalloped edge, blue and gold border on rim. Centre painted landscapes with 2 clergymen, one as monkey, other as owl....

KETTLE; hot water kettle or tea pot and lid

KETTLE; hot water kettle or tea pot and lid

'Grass' pattern teapot with cream nacreous glaze. Grass relief decoration picked out in green / purple iridescent enamel. Loop handle over main tea p...

Black leather shoulder bag, Paul Costelloe (Designer Outfit)

Black leather shoulder bag, Paul Costelloe (Designer Outfit)

design : Black leather shoulder bag, flap fastening. Black leather shoulder bag lined with fine brown herringbone tweed. Large compartment with two ...

Three Male Figure Studies; Male Head Study (at David Allen’s?): Verso, Male Leg Studies

Three Male Figure Studies; Male Head Study (at David Allen’s?): Verso, Male Leg Studies

Three Male Figure Studies; Male Head Study (at David Allen’s?): Verso, Male Leg Studies...

Piazza San Marco, Venice

Piazza San Marco, Venice

This view is taken from the north east corner of the Piazzetta, the area which links St. Mark's square with the lagoon. It shows, from the left, St. M...

Two Male Figure Studies; Sketch of Boat

Two Male Figure Studies; Sketch of Boat

Two Male Figure Studies; Sketch of Boat...

Captain William Jackson d.1688 (late 1660s)

Captain William Jackson d.1688 (late 1660s)

Captain William Jackson, a native of Westmoreland, came to Ireland about the early 1660s and in 1663, became tenant of the Clothworkers' Estate, a lar...

Half Open

Half Open

In original frame...

The Boyne Cup

The Boyne Cup

Decoration: globular body, cylindrical neck and loop handle, decorated in blue around neck with pendant stiff leaves and within decorative label inscr...

Volunteer jug

Volunteer jug

description: volunteer jug transfer, black printed, painted over in colour. One side 2 soldiers and "Hunter and Fox" on other. Mounted soldier and "Un...

Figure Study of Man with Outstretched Arms

Figure Study of Man with Outstretched Arms

figure study of man outstretched arms...

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