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    Sale 7631

    Important European Furniture & Sculpture

    4 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 4

    A SWEDISH PORPHYRY ('BLYBERG') TAZZA

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SWEDISH PORPHYRY ('BLYBERG') TAZZA
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    The circular cup with outscrolled rim and slightly waisted neck above a circular spreading socle and square plinth base
    10½ in. (26.5 cm.) high; 16¼ in. (41 cm.) diameter


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    The design for this elegant tazza is related to nos. 7 and 25 of the 1805 price catalogue of the Taillerie de Porphyre at Älvdalen, Sweden.

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