The Porcelain Room
The walls of the Porcelain Room are is primarily of polished mahogany and maple with inlays of various types of wood. The inlays on the tops of the display cabinets consist of various symbols of art, industry and trade. The green ceiling with its gold decorations and figures was painted by Nils Asplund.
The mouldings, ventilation grilles and stylised pillars are made in ormolu (gilt bronze) The Foundry firm K. G. Berghotz & Co manufactured the bronze details, the frames for the showcases were made by Skultuna AB, and the gilding by Guldsmedsaktiebolaget founded in 1867. The metal details in the room collectively cost a massive SEK 18,453.
The Porcelain Room in 3D
3D-model: Erik Lernestål, the Hallwyl Museum/SHM (CC BY).
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Audio Guide Porcelain Room
From the Porcelain Room, you can only get back to the Billiard Room. Unless there’s a fire, in which case take the emergency exit in the far corner.