Made in Italy – Goldsmith’s Art stamps

Made in Italy – Goldsmith’s Art stamps

Within the series "Made in Italy" Italian post issued a set of five stamps each depicting a work of art of the most representative Italia goldsmith. In particular, the stamps feature:

Earrings with pendant amphora: Etruscan art, dating from the III-II century BC and preserved in the Vatican Museum (Gregorian Etruscan Museum);

Salt Cellar of Francis I: a work containing the figures of Neptune and Earth, made by Benvenuto Cellini in 1543 and kept at the Kunsthistoriches Museum in Vienna;

Buckle in the shape of a star: a work dating from the fourteenth century, on display at the Museo Civico di Castelvecchio in Verona (with the permission of the Ministry of Heritage and Culture, the Superintendence for the Historical, Artistic and Ethno-anthropological Heritage of the provinces of Verona, Rovigo and Vicenza);

Monstrance said "The gold ball": a work by Leonardo Montalbano in 1640, belonging to the collections of the Galleria Regionale della Sicilia of Interdisciplinary Abatellis Palace in Palermo;

Brooch with Venus marina: dating from the nineteenth century, the work of the engraver Antonio Berini with Castellani Manufacture, on display at the National Etruscan Museum of Villa Giulia in Rome.

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