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Rigoletto King of Clubs Tray

Item# 10062808


Rigoletto King of Clubs Tray

Painted metallic gold on black glazed porcelain, this serving tray with a vintage sensibility features a King of Clubs motif reflective of the designs featured in the Met’s modern interpretation of Verdi’s Rigoletto.

Excellent for use as a display or serving tray, it is an ideal gift for the host or hostess with flair.

  • Made of porcelain
  • Black glaze and metallic gold paint
  • 4.5” W x 9.5” L
  • Gift box included
  • Hand wash only
  • Not for use in microwave

One of the most popular operas in the repertoire, Verdi’s riveting drama was first seen in 1851 at Venice’s Teatro La Fenice. Together with his next two works, Il Trovatore and La Traviata, it formed the basis for the composer’s lasting success. For his new production, director Michael Mayer has moved the action from 16th-century Mantua to 1960s Las Vegas: “I tried to imagine a recent world that captures the decadence of the Duke’s palace, where the participants are in pursuit of power, money, and beauty,” he says. Las Vegas in the ’60s is such a world, where a kind of prankster energy could go bad.”
 

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