The Hermitage Museum Blog

Cameo Service: Myths and Reality

Posted on December 23, 2015

The celebrated Cameo Service, a gift to His Highness Prince Grigory Potemkin from Catherine II, which belongs to the gems of the Hermitage collection, invariably attracts public interest. The curator of European porcelain Yan Vilensky recounts the legends made about the set over the course of centuries.

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