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Tazza, with the lion of St Mark: MAR.C.116-1912

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Titles

Tazza, with the lion of St Mark

Maker(s)

Unknown (Maker)

Description

Clear glass, partly mould-blown, painted in blue, green, red, and white enamels, and gilded. Circular with mould-blown anti-clockewise wrythen gadroons on the underside, a folded lip, and low foot with folded rim. In the centre is a circular depression enamelled and gilded with the lion of St. Mark, surrounded by circles of red, green and white dots. A band of gold decoration with red, white and dark blue spots is painted on the underside. The ribs are gilded at the tip.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 11 3/8 in
Height: 3 1/8 in

Place(s) associated

  • Venice ⪼ Murano ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley

Dating

Early 16th Century
Circa 1500 CE - 1515 1515 CE

Note

Made on the island of Murano

School or Style

Renaissance

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration: composed of enamels ( red, white, blue and green) gold leaf Bowl:

Materials used in production

presumed Soda lime glass

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.C.116-1912
Primary reference Number: 27944
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 16 March 2021 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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