Engraved Rock Crystal Tazza with Enameled Gold Mounts

Object Name: 
Engraved Rock Crystal Tazza with Enameled Gold Mounts

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Object Name: 
Engraved Rock Crystal Tazza with Enameled Gold Mounts
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2018.7.1
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11.8 cm, Diam (max): 11.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1560
Credit Line: 
Purchased in part with funds from the Estate of Richard Andrasi and Dwight and Lorri Lanmon
Primary Description: 
Engraved Rock Crystal Tazza with Enameled Gold Mounts. Colorless rock crystal, red, white, blue, and black enamel, gold; carved, engraved, enameled. Tazza with circular bowl sitting on a baluster stem carved with eight flutes and set on a round foot with gilt and enameled edge. The bowl is decorated with three symmetrical foliate scrolls above a series of radiating gadroons. A gold collar, enameled in red, white, blue, and black, joins the top of the stem to the base of the bowl.
Department: 
Provenance: 
de Rothschild, Baron James (1792-1868), Former Collection
J. Kugel Antiquaires, Source
2018-12-10
Inscription: 
P. 43 / E. de R. / 387
label
Affixed on base rectangular label with both printed and hand-written text
New Acquisitions/New Voices: Selections from the Junior Curators Program
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass