The Cup of Sapphire
 
The Cup of Sapphire is the most ancient relic of the Treasure of the Cathedral of Monza. It is a chalice on pedestal of gold (of 1490), a time perhaps endowed of two rings to be able take it with both the hands (tradition wants that the chalice was offered from Teodolinda at the spouse Agilulfo after that she drunk from it). A lot of french archeoligists are of the opinion that the chalice is not a gem, as in the XII century the blue glass was called saphir. The Cup of Sapphire was used in the solemn toast for the coronations of Napoleon I and Ferdinando of Austria.
 
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Millenium Falcon Guerre Stellari – Play, Genoa from 9 March to 15 October 2017
From 9 march to 15 october 2017 over 1000 pieces including models, action figures and vintage prints – some on display in Italy for the first time – give visitors a chance to explore the most unforgettable scenes and characters from a world that still fascinates and thrills fans around the globe.
Warhol  Golden boot  \ Andy Warhol in Milan
The Triennial of Milan, until to 9 January 2005, present to the public the most rich and variegated art exhibition dedicated to Andy Warhol ever prepared until now in Italy. The exhibition was realized in collaboration with The Andy Warhol Foundation of New York and The Warhol Museum of Pittsburg.
 

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