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Sixteenth century Italian tazza

Sixteenth century Italian tazza

Description

Ca 1580 Italian fire gilt bronz and silver tazza, or rather a “footed” bowl. A tazza would develop from a footed bowl in the course of the seventeenth century. One can find very similar articles on paintings of the late 16 th century either in Spain or Italy
The foot and the stem is gilt bronz and the bowl is fire gilt silver. The fact that the bowl was originally gilt, meant it was to be used for fruit, or sweat meat…

Height : 14 cm high
Diameter of bowl:11 cm

Listing ID: 445542bfda39c20b

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