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Piero Fornasetti Specialità Milanese Set of Twelve Plates, 1960-70.


Piero Fornasetti Specialità Milanese Set of Twelve Porcelain Plates,

1960-70.


The 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.


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".







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