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Precious custodians of long-lost secrets

Decorated with historical figures in pastiglia, these boxes originated within the culture of the Renaissance courts and learned environments of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, and feature themes centred on Heroism and Love, classical mythology and a particular form of Eroticism.
2021, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 376pp., 775ill.
ISBN: 9788842225294
€ 160,00

Memories of Arcadia

Classicism, the new models and the literary sources shaping the decorative arts at the court of Pope Clement XI

Maiolica in the pure Louis XIV style

The decorative arts, including the elegant maiolica produced at the end of the 17th century in the workshop of Carlo Antonio Grue, responded sensitively to the dynamics of contemporary events and fine art.
Author: Fernando Filipponi
2020, Paperback, 192pp., 84ill.
ISBN: 9788842225126
€ 36,00

Porcelain Scent bottles

The Giordano Collection

The precious bottles of precious perfumes In the 1700s, when Meissen porcelain was at its height of refinement and fame, ceramic perfume bottles became part of the private wardrobe, just like pocket watches, walking stick knobs and snuff boxes: collectable objects for the educated and discriminating.
Edited by: Andreina D'Agliano, Simone Caliri
2020, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 368pp., 290ill.
ISBN: 9788842224679
€ 120,00

Photography of the century

The Bertero Collection

A century of our history through the photographic masterpieces gathered by a great collector

One of the most important collections of Italian post-war photography in the world. The volume is introduced by a long conversation between the collector and Walter Guadagnini.
Edited by: Walter Guadagnini
2020, , 336pp., 250ill.
ISBN: 9788842225182
€ 60,00
The astonishing, legendary collection of Federico Cerruti

The Cerruti Collection is a prestigious private collection consisting of approximately three hundred sculptures and paintings from the Middle Ages to today. It includes ancient books, bindings, icons painted on a gold background, and more than three hundred pieces of furniture and fittings, such as carpets and writing desks by renowned cabinetmakers.
2020, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 848pp., 1100ill.
ISBN: 9788842224843
€ 150,00
The extraordinary collection of one of the most elegant couples of the 20th century

The vision of two collectors who dared to dream has become a place of knowledge, education and awareness of what art means for a people.
Edited by: Marie Koutsomallis Moreau
2019, Cartonato, 560pp., 384ill.
ISBN: 9788842225072
€ 70,00

The worlds of Riccardo Gualino

Collector and entrepreneur

The Great Gualino

Captain of industry, financier and fabulous art collector, Riccardo Gualino was the shining star of Italian history and economy in the 20th century. This volume tells the story of the long, adventurous life (1879-1964) of a man of extraordinary energy, who directed it towards countless passions, activities and initiative.
Edited by: Annamaria Bava, Giorgina Bertolino
2019, Paperback, 492pp., 490ill.
ISBN: 9788842224976
€ 60,00

Gian Enzo Sperone


The private collection of one of the most important gallery owners of the century

Gonzalez Palacios calls him “the example and prototype of the European who was able, unlike the majority of New Yorkers of the time, to keep an eye on both sides of the Atlantic”: Gian Enzo Sperone has been a leading player in international art from the second half of the 20th century until today.
2019, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 740pp., 600ill.
ISBN: 9788842224648
€ 200,00

East Asian Ceramics

The Laura Collection

Ceramics and porcelain of China and Southeast AsiaAs the companion to the catalogue dedicated to Islamic ceramics, this second volume describes the collection of East Asian ceramics acquired over fifty years by Luigi Anton and Nera Laura. It includes Chinese ceramics and porcelain of the Song and...
Edited by: A cura di Nera Laura e Manuele Scagliola
2012, Paperback, 352pp., 680ill.
ISBN: 9788842220565
€ 90,00

East Asian Ceramics

The Laura Collection

Ceramics and porcelain of China and Southeast Asia

As the companion to the catalogue dedicated to Islamic ceramics, this second volume describes the collection of East Asian ceramics acquired over fifty years by Luigi Anton and Nera Laura.
Edited by: A cura di Nera Laura e Manuele Scaliola
2012, Paperback, 352pp., 680ill.
ISBN: 9788842221425
€ 90,00
Masterworks of Castelli maiolica from the 16th century to the third fire

The town of Castelli in the Gran Sasso National Park was one of the most important centres of ceramic production thanks to a special type of clay that was particularly suitable for maiolica, and to a Benedictine monastery that introduced the pottery-making techniques.
Edited by: A cura di Carola Fiocco, Gabriella Gherardi e Giuseppe Matricardi
2012, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 288pp., 365ill.
ISBN: 9788842221265
€ 50,00

The Islamic Ceramics

of the Laura Collection

A rare collection of Islamic ceramics

The collection of Islamic ceramics stands out among the more than four thousand decorative art objects on display at Villa San Luca in Ospedaletti (Imperia) and collected by Luigi Anton Laura (1922-2007) and his wife Nera.
Edited by: Manuele Scagliola
2010, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 160pp., 136ill.
ISBN: 9788842218432
€ 40,00

Luigi Anton Laura. The Life. The Home

Stories of a travelling antique collector

The historic house museum of an antique collector in an Anglican church

In Ospedaletti a former Anglican church now open to the public through FAI (Italian National Trust), the antique deales Luigi Anton Laura collected some six thousand works of art over sixty years of research, study and travel, with his beloved wife Nera.
2006, Cartonato con sovraccoperta, 84pp., 104ill.
ISBN: 9788842214458
€ 35,00