LES REVES ITALIENS DE LA MAISON DE LUXEMBOURG PAR LES BIJOUX DE PERCOSSI PAPI
In 1313 the Holy Roman Emperor Henry VII of Luxembourg died near Siena during his descent into Italy.
On the occasion of the seventh centenary of his death, the Embassy of Italy in Luxembourg required to commemorate the Emperor mentioned by Dante in the Divine Comedy with an important exhibit created by Percossi Papi
The jewelry and objects describe not only the Emperor Henry VII and his journey to Italy but also his descendant Emperor Sigismund, long lived in the city of Siena and portrayed in the wonderful floor of the Cathedral, and the seventeen Districts of Siena, famous worldwide especially for the Palio, thus underscoring the link between Luxembourg and Italy.
The exhibition opening in the prestigious Abbey of Neumünster was honored by the visit of Grand Duchess Maria Teresa, Grand Duchess heiress Stephanie and Princess Sibilla.
Diego Percossi Papi with Ambassador Cacciaguerra Ranghieri received among others the Mayor Xavier Bettel, then Prime Minister of Luxembourg, and Pierre Gramegna, Minister of Finance.