The textile collection of some 300 items, among which 100 tapestries, include exquisite creations of the Flemish workshops in Brussels (such as King Solomon Receiving the Queen of Sheba, the oldest tapestry in the collection), Oudenaarde and Lille, and of the French workshops in Beauvais and Aubusson.
The department also has approximately 300 miniature paintings, by famous European artists of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, such as Jean Baptiste Isabey, Richard Cosway, Franz Xavier Winterhalter, as well as by well-known Romanian artists, such as Ion D. Negulici, Anton Chladek, Carol Popp de Szathmary.
A significant collection of ceramics and glassware with some 5,000 items documents the craftsmanship of designers and modelers in Faenza, Urbino, Delft, Sèvres, and Meissen. Alongside valuable glassware from the seventeenth, eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, of particular interest are several unique Art Nouveau works by Emile Gallé, the Daum brothers, and René Lalique. About 1,000 pieces of furniture reflect the development and diversity of artistic styles in major West European countries.
The furniture collection of abour 1,000 pieces features mostly French furniture in the Louis XV and Louis XVI styles, and Art Nouveau furniture. It also contains some beautiful Italian pieces, representative of the Milanese workshops, as well as several German and Austrian Biedermeier ensembles.
Alongside jewelery, jade and ivory carvings, the department also has approximately 3,300 objects in silver, bronze or tin, and seventeenth- to nineteenth-century clocks, which make up a noteworthy collection of metalwork. Thirty-seven highlights from the collection are presented online, organized chronologically by object classification and country of origin (schools, workshops and artists).