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Knights Hall

Located near the summit of the neo-Gothic tower known as the “Belvedere Tower” this large rectangular salon has a magnificent painted caisson ceiling and walls decorated with the heraldic shields of the families who lived here over the centuries.  These family shields, objects of close study, are also reflected in the specially commissioned small tiles which pave the salon and other floors in cases where it was deemed impossible to restore the original pavement. The Knights’ Salon, apart from the elegant fireplace with its painted hood, holds many other important works of art:  a careful selection of 16th and 17th century furniture, original Savonarola chairs, a pair of 17th century consoles and a Carracci school painting of the Labors of Hercules dating to the 17th century. The wrought iron ceiling lamps are of particular note, with their raven and lion tassels, the emblems of the Castle.  Go to the second part of the text

 

Artistic detail of the "Knights' Hall"
- Important "Table Ace of Cups" Florentine of the sixteenth century in solid walnut
- Four old chairs "Savonarola" in various woods
- Chest of the seventeenth century with a lion's paw feet
- Pair of solid walnut console in the seventeenth century with legs "lyre"
- Triptych "Gueridon" walnut carved nineteenth century.
- Large lamp in brass and glass of the nineteenth century. of spectacular effect
- Antique damask lounge with large sofa, two upholstered chairs and two armchairs
- Table with glass top and supported by a pair of "elephant tusks"
- Pair of old leather and wood chairs
- Important painting of the seventeenth century oil on canvas depicting "The Labours of Hercules" of the school of Carracci
- Important "Christ Crucified bronze" of the eighteenth century by ancient gilded wooden frame
- Large etching depicting "The Crucifixion" of the seventeenth century, Dutch school
- Large etching Vorsterman Dutchman Lucas the Elder (XVII sec.) showing "The Descent" (after Rubens)
- Oil painting on canvas depicting the late nineteenth century Castle Castelleone
- Pair of antique lamps of Deruta majolica art
- Pots and dishes of Deruta majolica art
- Monumental Imperial Kirman Persian carpet with floral and red decorations
- Four oldest and largest wrought iron candelabra
- Two antique wrought iron chandeliers with winged dragons and shields hanging with Crows "to" tunnel "
- Antique sandstone fireplace with painted coat of arms and with small terracotta sculptures
- Wall decoration with coats of arms of noble families
- Coffered ceiling with painted parts representing raven and lion (symbols of the Castle)
- Samsung Plasma TV with "conveyed waves" and internet connection
 
 
 
 
 
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