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Address: Via Venti Settembre 7, 50056, Montelupo Fiorentino, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0571 912261
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9:00 am - 1:00 pm
3:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
3:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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The gallery has been operating for about 30 years in the production of...

The gallery has been operating for about 30 years in the production of artistic ceramics and as 700 years ago, only creates ceramics made ​​and hand painted. This shop is a little jewel in the commercial landscape of Montelupo. The owner Salvatore Mirenda, creates objects with the ancient technique of the lathe, the activity that takes place over 35 years, after he inherited from his father Sebastian, a master potter. Salvatore continues the family tradition of working with clay, enriching it with new shapes and decorations. Our production is not limited to the reproduction of classical works, but adds that touch of creativity, originality and quality that distinguishes our work. The gallery offers the opportunity 'to order and buy directly from the factory or via email.

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A must visit - if you are in the neighborhood.

A fantastic place - beautiful ceramics and the nicest people. I have just bought plates and got it sent to Denmark. Two boxes, carefully packed, and the delivery only took two... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Helle-Laurberg
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Silkeborg, Denmark

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Silkeborg, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fantastic place - beautiful ceramics and the nicest people. I have just bought plates and got it sent to Denmark. Two boxes, carefully packed, and the delivery only took two days. Everything was perfect and a very personal experience from start to end. Next year we´ll be back on our vacation in Toscana...:)

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Saint-Prex, Vaud, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a "must do" on a trip to Tuscany. The town is not on most tourist maps but you should definately take time. My wife and I saw La Galleria on Trip Advisor and I went expecting a bit of a boring trip. It is not at all dull. Seriously, go there. Marco, one of the family who runs... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this shop 15 years ago when my daughter was 1 year old and I had just purchased a house and I was looking for decorations. I bought wonderful ceramic pottery then from a wonderful family. I visited the shop again this week. The son who was 9 at the time of my last visit was working in the... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Since we visited this place some years ago it's hard for us to imagine Tuscany without La Galleria. The new great design every year will not let you exit this place with empty hands! :-)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Really amazing experience. Beautiful pottery and beautiful people. We were made very welcome and felt part of the family. I am very much looking forward to getting our shipment of beautiful pottery. It will be the best of Tuscany all the way in Melbourne, Australia. Will be a precious reminder of our trip. Thank you

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Region of Waterloo, Canada
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

Do not shop in main centers like Florence! The prices are much better here and you are personally meeting the creators! We stopped here based on the tripadvisor reviews for some pottery to celebrate our recent wedding. The prices were well worth the detour! The artistry and selection were amazing. We will be having some more stuff shipped in the... More 

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Thank NH F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

This shop is a beautiful liitle shop for artisanal pottery! Everything was amazing! The shop owner and her son were very warm and welcoming. We bought several pieces of which they shipped and arrived in perfect condition. I recommend this place highly. We loved Italy!

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South Royalton, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

We went to Montelupo to in search of traditional majolica style pottery. We showed up at 2pm, thinking shops would be reopening after lunch, however all but one remained closed until 4pm. Luckily for us, La Galleria was open. This family run studio/shop is wonderful. We enjoyed seeing the lovely ceramics as much as meeting members of the family. Third-generation... More 

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Haifa District, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

I ordered a tile ceramics work with a picture I chose and it was done well and according to my request, professionally and fast. The price was reasonable, the owners in the shop were kind and helpful. I recommend this shop to lovers of ceramics and the Tuscan style of art.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

Creative, Gorgeous, Top Quality Ceramics. Matteo is wonderful. Everything I ordered arrived in perfect condition. I have ordered 3 times in total. They have a very nice catalogue so you can reorder when you get back home.

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