Time Table

A tavola nei secoli

Palazzo Madama

The Medieval Banquet TablePalazzo Madama

La civiltà
delle corti. 

La tavola principesca era decorata con materiali preziosi e oggetti riccamente decorati

Bowl with d’Orlier crest, Manises, 1475/1500, From the collection of: Palazzo Madama
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Basin with crests and profane scenes, Limoges, 1275/1300, From the collection of: Palazzo Madama
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Il decoro di questo pezzo si adatta bene ad un uso profano: al centro campeggia lo stemma dei Plantageneti (re d’Inghilterra nel Medioevo)

Aquamanile in the form of a lion, Bassa Sassonia, 1390/1400, From the collection of: Palazzo Madama
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Gli acquamanili servivano a versare l’acqua sulle mani dei commensali.

The Cinquecento TablePalazzo Madama

L'eccellenza italiana

Il Cinquecento fu il secolo della maiolica, prodotta in numerosi centri di eccellenza italiani, tra cui Faenza, Venezia, Deruta, Gubbio, Casteldurante e Urbino

Dish with the crest of Anna d’Alençon, Marquise of Monferrato, Murano or Altare (Savona), 1508/1530, From the collection of: Palazzo Madama
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Tra i “servizi” di vetri, generalmente commissionati alle botteghe vetrarie di Murano, spicca quella realizzata nel primo terzo del secolo per Anna d'Alençon

Cup with Salviati crest, workshop of Pietro Bergantini, 1531, From the collection of: Palazzo Madama
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Flask with Neptune and sea divinities, Workshop of Guido Durandino, c. 1535, From the collection of: Palazzo Madama
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Bowl, perforated, with the figure of young fowler, studio of Francesco Durantino, 1577, From the collection of: Palazzo Madama
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The Seventeenth-Century TablePalazzo Madama

Il fascino dell'Oriente

Kraak-porcelain-type dish, China, Ming dynasty, Wanli period, 1573/1619, From the collection of: Palazzo Madama
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Dish with “calligraphic-naturalistic” decoration, Regio Parco factory,, 1650, From the collection of: Palazzo Madama
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Dish with the crest of Eugene of Savoy, China, Qing dynasty, 1720/1725, From the collection of: Palazzo Madama
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The Eighteenth-Century Table by Manifattura du PaquierPalazzo Madama

Il lusso della porcellana

Tureen, Du Paquier period, 1735, From the collection of: Palazzo Madama
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Bouillon bowl with lid and saucer, du Paquier Manufacturing, 1735, From the collection of: Palazzo Madama
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Dessert basket, du Paquier period, Wien, 1735, From the collection of: Palazzo Madama
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The Nineteenth-Century Table (1800/1806) by Naples, Real Fabbrica FerdinandeaPalazzo Madama

Ritorno all'ordine

Dinner service with animals and lilac band, Real Fabbrica Ferdinandea, 1800/1806, From the collection of: Palazzo Madama
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The Twentieth-Century Table (1967) by Gio PontiPalazzo Madama

Colore e Design

Siamo per la casa colorata perché amiamo la luce,
perché abbiamo schietto gusto per le cose squillanti e
forti, e perché amiamo non più un colore ma i colori.
— Gio Ponti

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