THE SECRETS OF THE FORBIDDEN CITY, MATTEO RICCI AT THE MING DYNASTY
This is the title of the exhibition that has been set up in Ca dei Carraresi in Treviso (Italy), dedicated to the Chinese Ming dynasty in the golden years between 1368 and 1644. Over three hundred works will be on display at this venue, including golden statues, rare fabrics, furniture, precious jade objects, silk garments, as well as two imperial crowns, unique in their kind, and many other objects.
These hand-crafted objects have been illuminated by numerous lamps from Fabbian: hanging lamps and transparent, track-mounted ceiling lamps from the Beluga Colour, light up the glass display cases containing vases and statues, large and small lamps in dark wood from the Crio collection shed light on the furniture, while black Bijou hanging lamps provide illumination at the reception desk by the entrance. The effect of the wooden model of the Forbidden City of Peking, covering an area of 40 square metres and illuminated by 8 Sospesa lamps measuring 2mx2m.
Arch. Marco Sala, concept Fabrica arch. Alfio Pozzoni
Ph. Giulio Favotto