About Us

Roberta Tagliavini, the holder of "Robertaebasta" Gallery, situated in Via Fiori Chiari N° 2 in Milan, operates in antiquary sector since 1967; she is specialized in decorative arts of XX Century. Thanks to her capacity, practises as expert during important shows; she is enroled in the Provincial Art Dealer Syndicate of Milan since 1983; in January 1994 was elected as effective member of this Syndicate. In a second time she became treasurer too. She is assistant editor of Arte Viva, one of the most important art specialized magazine. In 1986 Robertaebasta was invited to take part at the international New York show, where obtained an enormous success, still living nowdays. American customers were multiplied, including architects, interior designers and dealers. This international succes opened the doors to Europe, and then all over the world. In 1994 Robertaebasta Gallery was invited to the international show of Basilea, TEFAF (the European Art Foundation), a very prestigious and selective show. Tefaf show opened to Robertaebasta Gallery the German and Switzerland market too. In addition to offer the documents regarding the selled objects, Robertaebasta® guarantees every single piece for all its life. Customer can have every kind of assistance, such as: transport, assembly, restoration, upholstering. Customer care is not limited only in inserting the historical piece, but it involves, if required, a complete restyling of the house, through the study of personalized pieces and design, respecting the styling as well as the house and te person character. In 1994 the management was given to Mr. Mattia M. Martinelli, Mrs, Roberta Tagliavini's son, president of Fiori Chiari antique trade dealers. With juvenile strenght, he improved and enlarged the Gallery in Via Fiori Chairi N° 2, acquiring new spaces, such as the gallerys of Via Fiori Chiari N° 4, Via Fiori Chiari N° 16 and P.zza Formentini N° 1. Mr. Martinelli si member of the board of directors of Brera's Antiques Trade dealers Association. Robertaebasta deals the best known names of Art Decò and of Italian and Foreign XX Century. In the Gallerys it is possible to meet works of the most famous authors, including: Terragni, Giò Ponti, Borsani,Bugatti & Quarti, Lancia and Buffa concerning furniture; Venini, Barovier, Seguso, Salviati and De Paoli concerning glasses; Richard Ginori, Lenci, Gio Ponti Melandri, Chini e Nonni concerning ceramics and porcelain. In addition to this, Robertaebasta is specialized in the French Art Decò, showing works signed by Lalique & Daum for glasses; Rulhmann, Leleu, Prinz and Arbus for furnitures. Many are the National and International Exhibitions where robertaebasta is present. Among the others: Modernism Show in New York and The European Art Foundation show (TEFAF) in Basel, Brafa (Bruxelles), Masterpiece London. Other shows in Italy: Gotha (Parma), Modena Antiquaria (Modena), Miami (Milano), Milan Biennale, Rome Biennale at Palazzo Venezia, Monte-Carlo International Fine Art and Antique Fair.


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