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TAZZA

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Dacha


About this object

The tazza is composed of malachite. The flat bowl has a wide flat rim and tapering sides. It rests on a pedestal foot which has two collars near the top. The foot widens at the bottom and attaches to an octagonal base. The base has two parts with a smaller one on top of the other.

Category:
gems
Object name:
TAZZA
Made from:
Malachite
Made in:
Russia
Date made:
1830-1840
Size:
11 3/16 × 12 5/16 in. (28.4 × 31.3 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
21.101
Class:
HARDSTONE
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Displayed in exhibition:
Natural Beauties: Exquisite Works of Minerals and Gems