Joint exhibition presents trends and ideas in the fine arts from the era of European Enlightenment, the changes followed the Industrial Revolution in England, modernization and development of creative images in the 19th to early 20th century.
The objects have been selected in Burgas from the confiscated in 1996 "French Collection" including 13 desk-clocks, set of 32 vases and 11 candlesticks, lampshades, chandeliers, silver trays, silver service for liquor, bracket lamps, and part of the boudoir. Infiltrating into the everyday life, the French applied art brings the finesse and elegance of the French aristocracy that is why their samples have never lasting value and serve as models for generations of art creators. The second collection captured in 1998 at the Boarder custom Malko Tarnovo, consists of 96 objects of the decorative and fine art - wooden furniture, paintings depicting the European classicism and impressionism.
Regional museums Burgas and Ruse united around the theme "The Luxury of XIX century" and for the first time are showing it together in public. Thus the Burgas collections of confiscated items are included in a mobile exhibition and so they can reach a wider audience.