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The Museum Collections

Introduction
I. History and Art Collection
1. Icons of the 14th – 19th centuries
  • icons of the 14th – 17th century
  • 2. Jewelry art of the 14th – 20th century
  • jewelry art of the 14th – 17th century
  • jewelry art of the 18th – 19th century
  • the european silver 14th - 19th centuries
  • 3. Small-size sculptures (works of metal, wood, bone)
    XI – the beginning of the XX century
  • Small-size sculptures 11th – 17th century
  • Small-size sculptures 18th – early 20th century
  • enamel of Troitza masters 15-8th – early 20th century
  • 5.Embroidery, lace, textiles of the 14th - early 20th century
  • icon and ornamental embroidery
  • gold and silver lace
  • 6.Painting of the 18th – 21st centuries
  • painting of the 18th – 19th centuris
  • painting of the 20th – 21st centuris
  • II.Manuscripts and old printed books of the 14th – 17th century
    IV.Lithography of the 18th – 19th century
    V.Numismatics
    VI.Medals of the 18th - early 20th century
    VIII.Archeology collection

    IX. Russian folk and applied and decorative art of the 17th – 21st c.
    1. Artistic wood
  • folk carved and painted wood
  • wooden toys
  • house carving of Sergiev Posad
  • Khokhloma and Gorodets painting
  • 2. Artistic textiles
  • embroidery and weaving
  • printed textiles and lace
  • Russian shawls
  • folk costumes
  • folk garments
  • printed cotton kerchiefs
  • Rus Eng

    Medals of the 18th - beginnings 20th century (p.2)

        Award and commemorative medals let out in Russia and in connection with the events occurring in the imperial house: the death of the governor, coronation of a new sovereign, sometimes wedding of the successor and so forth. On such medals were marked, as a rule, on the back placed the scenes corresponding to event or specifying in it of an inscription. On a face side of medals placed the image of the governor, therefore sometimes medals have called as portraits. In the Sergiev-Posad museum, there are a sufficient number of the medals concerning an imperial family.

        The first medals of similar type, silver and gold, have made of Catherine I coronation in 1724. In 18th century, medals, which given out on death of the emperor or the empress, were issued in a significant amount and intended for wide, but the selected circle of people.

    Medal in memory of crowning of Catherine I. 1724. Front and back.
    Medal in memory of crowning of Catherine I. 1724. Front and back.
    Medal in memory of crowning of Elizabeth Petrovny. 1742. Front and back. Contribution of boyar Feodor Vasilevich Okunkov in 1859
    Medal in memory of crowning of Elizabeth Petrovny. 1742. Front and back.
    Medal in memory of crowning of Catherine II. 1762.  Front and back. Contribution of the deputy to the Trinity-St.Sergius Lavra archimandrite Antony Medvedev.
    Medal in memory of crowning of Catherine II. 1762. Front and back.
    Medal on different cases. Paul I. 1796-1801. Front and back.
    Medal on different cases. Paul I. 1796-1801. Front and back.
    . Medal in memory of death of Elizabeth Petrovna. 1761. Front and back.
    . Medal in memory of death of Elizabeth Petrovna. 1761. Front and back.

        In 19th century, there was a peculiar depreciation of medals, their transformation into a widespread memorial sign. Dinner arranged in Granovity chamber for high-ranking secular and ecclesiastics after coronation monarch, where the entertainment combined with investiture medals. Gold and silver coronation counters have minted also; they usually distributed to the people on the Ivanovo area and in other places of Moscow.

    Medal in memory of crowning I. 1826. Front and back. Contribution of the wife of staff-captain Natalia Arsenevna Rek in 1860.
    Medal in memory of crowning I. 1826. Front and back.
    Medal in memory of crowning II. 1856.  Front and back. Contribution of the deputy of the Trinity-St.Sergius Lavra archimandrite Antony Medvedev.
    Medal in memory of crowning II. 1856. Front and back.
    Medal in memory of crowning of Alexander III and Maria Fyodorovna. 1883. Front and back. Contribution of the deputy of the Trinity-St.Sergius Lavra archimandrite Leonid in 1883.
    Medal in memory of crowning of Alexander III and Maria Fyodorovna. 1883. Front and back.
    Medal in memory of crowning of Nikolay II and Aleksandra Fyodorovna. 1896. Front and back.
    Medal in memory of crowning of Nikolay II and Aleksandra Fyodorovna. 1896. Front and back.
    Medal in memory of death of Cesarevitch Nikolay Aleksandrovich. 1865. Front and back.
    Medal in memory of death of Cesarevitch Nikolay Aleksandrovich. 1865. Front and back.
        Numerous official anniversaries, existence of various establishments, organizations, societies have celebrated in Russia long since. Many of them found reflection in medals and counters, which, as a rule, were distributed to direct participants of events. Such is the medal let out in honour of the 50 anniversary of public service of Minister of Internal Affairs S.S.Lansky. The commemorative medal was issued in honour of construction the temple of the Christ Savior in Moscow and the Isaakievsky cathedral in Petersburg. Members of an imperial family took part in its bookmark and consecration. Some medals were minted in honour of deliverance peasantry from the serfdom in 1861. The medal in memory of the 50 anniversary of this great event of the Russian history was strike also.

        In memory of the 300 anniversary of reign of the House of Romanovs have been founded desktop and award medals. They were intended for a wide range of persons and were rapped in a large quantity. In 1892 the 500 anniversary from the date of death Saint Sergius of Radonezh was widely marked by celebration. The counter «In memory of the 500 anniversary from the date of death Saint Sergius of Radonezh», possibly, had souvenir character.


    Medal in honour of the 50 anniversary of the adviser of staff Lansky. 1851. Front and back.  Contribution of the deputy to the Trinity-St.Sergius archimandrite Antony Medvedev.
    Medal in honour of the 50 anniversary of the adviser of staff Lansky. 1851. Front and back.
    Medal in memory of building and consecration of a temple of the Christ Savior in Moscow. 1883. Back sides.
    Medal in memory of building and consecration of te temple of the Christ Saviour in Moscow. 1883. Back sides.
    Medal in memory of clearing of peasants from a serfdom. 1861. Front and back.
    Medal in memory of clearing of peasants from a serfdom. 1861. Front and back.
    A medal in memory of the 300 anniversary of the House of Romanovs. 1913. Front and back.
    A medal in memory of the 300 anniversary of the House of Romanovs. 1913. Front and back.
    Counter in memory of the 500 anniversary from the date of death Saint Sergius of Radonezh. 1892. Front and back.
    Counter in memory of the 500 anniversary from the date of death Saint Sergius of Radonezh. 1892. Front and back.




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