PIERO FORNASETTI

Citta di Carte Plates

Mid 20th Century

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Description

Rare complete set of surreal style City of Cards plates by Piero Fornasetti.

  • Sold as a set of 12.
  • Printed with polychrome images of buildings made of playing cards against a landscape.
  • Mark: Citta di Carte, Fornasetti.
Literature

Barnaba Fornasetti, Fornasetti: The Complete Universe, New York, 2010, pp 610-611 for examples of design and two preparatory watercolors made in 1950

Condition Report
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Like New

Wear consistent with age and use.

Several plates with very minor spots of rubbing.

Dimensions
Height: 1 inches / 2.54 cm
Diameter: 8.25 inches / 20.96 cm
Materials
Porcelain
Period
Mid-Century Modern
Decorative Style
Modern Style
Country of Origin
Italy
SKU

C64PX

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