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Fornasetti plate for Martini & Rossi, 1970âs

Fornasetti plate for Martini & Rossi, 1970’s

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Ceramics: Italian: Porcelain: Pre 1980: Item # 1396574
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Number 9 in a series of 12 Fornasetti plates commissioned in the 1970’s by Martini & Rossi. Each plate depicts an item in their wine museum in Pessione, in this case the first barrel – Il Primo Tino - used for the fabrication of the famous Martini vermouth. Pessione is a village in northern Italy, not far from Torino. The back of the plate gives a contextual presentation of the plate and has the Fornasetti brush in hand mark. Diameter "9 ¼ / 23.7 cm. Condition: fine.