4 December 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 8,750
Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000
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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