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Piero Fornasetti Set of Twelve Recipe Plates- Specialità Milanese Pattern

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  • Description
    Piero Fornasetti Specialità Milanese Set of Twelve Porcelain Plates,

    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".
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Origin: Italy
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: porcelain
    Condition: Good.
    Creation Date: 196x0s
    Number of Pieces: 8+
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Mid Century
    Dealer Reference #: NY8851/IPRR
    Incollect Reference #: 404111
  • Dimensions
    Diam. 9.75 in;
    Diam. 24.77 cm;
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Our mission is to offer our clients exquisite objects which reflect my passion and keen eye which I have developed for decorative objects over more than forty years. My commitment to excellence has made it my privilege to delight collectors, designers and museum curators.

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