Tazza

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Object Name: 
Tazza
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.3.117
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.2 cm; Rim Diam: 26.4 cm; Foot Diam: 12.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1500-1550
Primary Description: 
Tazza. Wide, shallow circular bowl with wide, slightly rolled over and downturned rim with infolded edge; applied broad, short, straight sided pedestal foot with narrow infolded rim and pontil mark on base. Second gather applied to inner two-thirds of bowl and decorated with 12 mold-blown and gilded ribs swirling to left from large center with jeweled double quatrefoil having pointed lobes and inner semicircles formed by pearllike white dots; within spaces so formed, red, green, and blue dots; on underside of flaring rim, jeweled and gilded scale band with alternating series of henna, blue and white, and turquoise dots at center of each of four scales on diagonal.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Blumka Gallery, Source
1951
von Aichholz, Miller, Former Collection
The Yearning for Venetian Glass: Beauty that Traversed Oceans and Time
Venue(s)
Suntory Museum of Art 2011-08-10 through 2011-10-10
50th Anniversary Commemorative Exhibition “Art revisited, beauty revealed” III
El Greco to Velazquez: Art During the Reign of Philip III
Venue(s)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 2008-04-13 through 2008-07-27
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University 2008-08-22 through 2008-11-09
 
Altes Glas ([1951]) p. 65, #137; BIB# 18799
The Yearning for Venetian Glass: Beauty that Traversed Oceans and Time (2011) illustrated, p. 39;
Decorative Arts of the Italian Rennaissance, 1400-1600 (1958/59) illustrated, #137; BIB# 21376
Three Great Centuries of Venetian Glass (1958) illustrated, #36; BIB# 63296