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Corridor towards the dining room

Going right into a small corridor there is a signed and dated walnut cabinet by F. Podeschi 1711 and a similar 19th century piece.
On the first there are some Ancient Roman marble heads. On the second there is a small bronze by Francesco Messina (1900-1995), a modern work but which, according to Siviero's aesthetic preferences, reflects classic models, also due to the green patina of the bronze.
A Dutch-style chandelier hangs from the ceiling here, just as similar ones illuminate the other rooms in the house. Two reliefs hang on the left-hand wall. The first is a 16th century Florentine school marble oval portraying Agenor bursting in on the wedding banquet of Perseus and Andromeda. The second is a 15th century stone bas-relief with a courtly subject (a cupid holding a dog on a chain), probably alluding to the bond between love and loyalty.

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