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Piero Fornasetti Specialità Milanese Set of Twelve Recipe Plates.

Piero Fornasetti Specialità Milanese Set of Twelve Porcelain Plates,


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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