Villa Malfatti oggi Piccioli
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Villa Malfatti (today Piccioli) in Lucca

The building consists of the union of two rectangular bodies and stretches across three floors, a basement cellar and an attic

Lucca

It has a hip roof which is covered by a layer of Marseillaise tiles. The main façade, which looks onto Via Civitali, is constructed on two floors characterised by absolute symmetry and a rigid skirt roof. The round arches are surmounted by a continuous distempered fascia which is decorated with geometric motifs spaced with medallions depicting ships and birds.
The third floor, which is only visible on the other facades, presents double lancet windows and stained glass partitions which are encompassed with distempered decorations similar to those previously described.
The building is a private property and cannot be visited inside.
Source: Lucca and its lands / www.luccapro.sns.it

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