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Piero Fornasetti Set of Twelve Recipe Plates- Specialità Milanese Pattern

Documentation Signed
Origin Italy
Period 1950-1979
Materials porcelain
Dimensions
Diam. 9.75 in;
Diam. 24.77 cm;
Condition Good.
Creation Date 196x0s
Number of Pieces 8+
Description Piero Fornasetti Specialità Milanese Set of Twelve Porcelain Plates,
1960-70.
(NY8851/IPRR)

The complete set of twelve Specialità Milanese porcelain plates designed by Piero Fornasetti are each designed with a different traditional recipe, They have a gold band surrounding the rim. Each plate shows the title of the recipe, the actual recipe in Italian, and an image of the pot in which it is presented and a local landmark.

Dimensions: 9 3/4 inches (24.5 cm) diameter each.

Reference: Fornasetti: The Complete Universe, Barnaba Fornasetti, Page 618, #175, where the author writes about the Specialita Regionali Italiane series, "The project, a truly large undertaking, involved presenting culinary specialties most representative of certain regions or cities in Italy, with each plate, bordered in gold, depicting a monument, a recipe, and a container in which the dish was traditionally served.

Fornasetti's idea of combining art and popular tradition was awarded with notable commercial success".
Styles / Movements Mid Century, Modern
Dealer Reference Number NY8851/IPRR
Incollect Reference Number 404111
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