Busts and statues of Saints, chalices and patens, ostensories and reliquaries, candle holders and lamps, the silverware room hosts objects prestigious for their beauty and solemnity. Silver: a strongly evocative metal, the material mostly appreciated for its smoothness, polichromy, and in the sparkling embroidered altar frontispieces and vestments, indispensable for the sumptuousness that the rituals required.

The commissioning both ecclesiastical and laical for the realization of precious ornaments, interested the already established Neapolitan silver workshops, influenced by the Spanish political and cultural domination.

OPENING HOURS AND ADMISSION FEES

June to September

Tuesday to Sunday and public holidays: from 10.30 to 13.30 and from 16.30 to 21.30
Monday closed

October to May

Tuesday to Thursday from 9.30 to 13.00.

Fridays and Saturdays from 9.30 to 13.00 and from 16.00 to 19.00

Sundays and public holidays from 16,00 to 19,00


Monday closed.

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