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Vintage Piero Fornasetti Citta di Carte (City of Cards) Set of Twelve Plates. 1960-1970's.
A rare set of Piero Fornasetti plates, City of Cards, making a complete set of twelve which are printed with polychrome images of buildings made of playing cards against a landscape.
Dimensions: 8 1/4 inches diameter x 1 inch high (20.96cm diameter x 2.54cm).
Mark: Citta di Carte, Fornasetti
Reference: Fornasetti: The Complete Universe, Barnaba Fornasetti,
Page 610-611 for examples of design and two preparatory watercolours made in 1950.