Enameled Tazza

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Object Name: 
Enameled Tazza
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Overall H: 8.3 cm; Rim Diam: 36.3 cm; Foot Diam: 14.8 cm
On Display
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Gift in part of Ken and Sylvia Lyon
Primary Description: 
Enameled Tazza. Colorless, with grayish tinge; very bubbly. Blown; enameled, gilded. Shallow bowl with fire-polished rim, directly attached to shallow pedestal foot with infolded rim and pontil mark. Inside center of bowl is decorated with painting of reclining horse or donkey in gold on green field with horizontal black dashes, with stylized blue and black waves below; above is stylized sun in gold, with rays radiating toward horizon. Central design is surrounded by white circle and outer red circle; outer rim is decorated with repeating dot pattern in red, gray, and gold.
Lyon, Kenneth W., Former Collection
Lyon, Sylvia Applebee (Mrs. Kenneth), Source
The Yearning for Venetian Glass: Beauty that Traversed Oceans and Time
Suntory Museum of Art 2011-08-10 through 2011-10-10
50th Anniversary Commemorative Exhibition “Art revisited, beauty revealed” III
The Yearning for Venetian Glass: Beauty that Traversed Oceans and Time (2011) illustrated, p. 38;
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2002 (2003) illustrated, p. 8; BIB# AI93609
Recent Important Acquisitions, 45 (2003) illustrated, p. 203, fig. 2; BIB# AI59133