Porcelain and Chocolate: The "Globalisation" of Taste - lectures

Porcelain and Chocolate: The "Globalisation" of Taste - lectures

admission free

Marta Caroscio

As "chocolate shops" multiplied alongside coffee shops in 18th century Europe, Chinese porcelain began to flood the European market. Much prized, much imitated and avidly collected, it was certainly used also to drink hot chocolate.  Is it appropriate to label it the globalisation of taste, or was it simply a fashion for the wealthy few?

Sala Cinema
Admission via steps in via Milano 9A
Admission free while places last


Lectures on the Silk Road
data 25/01/2013 orario: 18:30
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