Tazza

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Object Name: 
Tazza
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
60.3.88
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 14.9 cm; Rim Diam: 28.3 cm; Foot Diam: 13.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1500
Primary Description: 
Tazza. Colorless. Blown; enameled, gilded. Large, curved bowl flaring to outfolded rim; high pedestal foot with cylindrical upper part, infolded rim, and pontil mark. Around bowl, wide frieze of scale pattern (eight rows) in gold, outlined in white; each scale contains three beads: one red, one green, and one blue. Frieze is accompanied, above and below, by gilded lines and dashes; lines have row of red dots or beads. Groups of three white beads frame decoration below rim and at lower body. Around lower foot, wreath in reddish brown and white enamel, consisting of continuous stem with small buds resembling those of lily of the valley.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Lubin, Edward R., Source
1960
Category: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2004-05-13 through 2004-10-17
Islam and the Medieval West
Venue(s)
University Art Museum, Binghamton 1975 through 1975
 
Oude Kunst
Venue(s)
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
The Techniques of Renaissance Venetian Glassworking (2016) illustrated, Fig. 50; BIB# 149619
Bazaar to piazza: Islamic trade and Italian art, 1300-1600 (2002) illustrated, p. 118, fig. 122; BIB# 63256
Islam and the Medieval West (1975) illustrated, no. G24; BIB# 18974
Catalogus van de Tentoonstelling van Oude Kunst uit het Bezit van den Internationalen Handel (1936) #664;