The Daily Life of the Nobility in the 18th Century

Tata was the centre of the Esterházy manor, its palace was built in the 1760s. Its noble origins are demonstrated by the period furnished interior and paintings. The highlights of our exhibition are the ornaments and household crockery made in the pottery manufactory of the Tata Manor which are not displayed in glass cabinets but in their original environment, e.g. on a laid table.

Among the products of the pottery manufactory of Tata you will find the famous crab ornamented plates, tabernacle cabinet shape ornaments and other delusively realistic dishes (e.g. cabbage bowl, parrot bottle). In the exhibition hall our visitors can see other peculiar noble accessories, such as the angel shaped figurehead of a galley.