Palazzo Manzoli-Malvasia was built in 1760 over the remains of a 13th-century house with the façade designed by Francesco Tadolini. The vault that leads to Via del Carro - the entrance to the Jewish Ghetto - is on the left side of the building. The gargoyle above the vault was sometimes used to spout wine for guests at the sumptuous parties given by the Malvasia family while food was thrown from the balconies. Drawings made during the period show a crowd waiting with containers to collect the wine and nets for the food. The interiors are decorated with frescoes by Gandolfi and Minozzi.
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