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02 January 2012

Monselice_Italy

Dear friends, this post concludes our virtual tour of Monselice in the country, with its beauty. See you next post.
Romanesque House
The House is a Romanesque building dating from the eleventh century-medieval.Arranged on two floors. The ground floor comprises the great medieval kitchen, furnished with rustic furniture made cupboards, tables and stools Venetian of the fifteenth century, while the walls are covered with a fine collection of ceramic plates bassanese.Imponente, finally, is the huge fireplace hood on which we find a collection of basins of the seventeenth century German.

The upper floor houses the Great Hall of the Council Carrara, now furnished with benches fourteenth-century Umbrian origin. In a small room adjoining, where according to tradition) from Carrara Jacopino spent his golden prison, stands the oldest of Carrara fireplaces.
Cà Marcello
Cà Marcello also called Palazzo Marcello is the central body of the building built in the early decades of the fifteenth century. by Marcello Venetian family who chose to complex Monselice summer residence until 1840. The facade is embellished with a mullioned window in Venetian Gothic style and crowned by Ghibelline battlements that create a continuity with those of the adjacent tower Ezzeliniana (XIII century)..

On the first floor entrance of the exhibition serves as a liaison with the apartment Marcello developed in the thirteenth-century tower. The room is furnished with Tuscan furniture of the late '500 and a coffered ceiling in the same period Ferrara, painted with over two hundred animals.From the floor of the building leads then directly to the Venetian Courtyard.The upper floor is formed by a rather large room adjoining the Tower Ezzeliniana attic, all furnished with furniture and furnishings of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. from the Veneto area.
The armory
The Armoury of the Castle, held by Count Vittorio Cini in the thirties of last century, currently occupies the entire ground floor of the Torre Ezzeliniana (XIII century).. The weapons collection is divided into three rooms, each of which houses a fine collection of suits of armor from the tournament and war, helmets and coats of mail, swords, daggers, pole arms, crossbows and guns, dating between the fourteenth century. and the eighteenth century. Their origin Italian, Spanish, German and French provides an overview of the use and spread of weapons in Europe with reference to the Middle Ages and Renaissance.

Of particular interest in one of the three rooms is the fireplace of Carrara, with the typical shape of the tower, painted with the colors of the Lordship of the Da Carrara Padua (XIV cent.) Checkered red and white.
Ezzelino's Tower
The Tower of Ezzelino is a powerful defensive structure of the first half of the thirteenth century. Commissioned by Ezzelino III da Romano. The building retains its appearance even in war and internal arrangement of the three floors: the ground floor now houses the lovely Armoury, held by Count Vittorio Cini during the thirties of last century.

The first-floor Venetian noble family he obtained the apartment Renaissance Marcello divided into four rooms, now furnished in the sixteenth and seventeenth century. from Tuscany and Northern Italy. Finally, the second floor, all furnished with Tuscan Renaissance, is divided into three halls: the Great Hall of Honor, the walls painted red and white checkered recall the ancient glories of the Lordship of the Da Carrara Padua in the fourteenth century., and two side rooms: the dining room of the mullioned windows and the fireplace, where in all its splendor stands out the most beautiful Carrara existing fireplace.
The Little Castle
And 'the oldest part of the building along with the Roman House, both dating back to the' eleventh and twelfth centuries. The building consists of a tower and two large rooms on several floors. The first-floor room of the column, now furnished with furniture of the sacred and the profane in Northern Italy and a beautiful fireplace '400 century wooden Venetian. In an adjoining room opens up a private studio, furnished with chests fifteenth and whose walls are lined with brocade of Siena, is a lute hanging of Venetian art of the eighteenth century.

On the second floor of the building is the Hall of Castelletto, the walls are adorned with paintings and sculptures on religious themes of the fifteenth century. The late-medieval atmosphere of the complex is also observed in the choice of furniture that decorates the second study in the tower located next to the Great Hall, and characterized by a "woodwork" from the fourteenth-century Tyrolean Pustertal and furnishings.

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