• Christie's Interiors - Masters auction at Christies

    Sale 5927

    Christie's Interiors - Masters & Makers

    29 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 371

    A GERMAN ENGRAVED AND GILT ARMORIAL TAZZA

    FIRST HALF OF THE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GERMAN ENGRAVED AND GILT ARMORIAL TAZZA
    FIRST HALF OF THE 18TH CENTURY
    Engraved with two crowned coats-of-arms and flower-sprays, on a baluster stem and folded conical foot
    7 7/8 in. (19.7 cm.) diam.


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    The coat-of-arms with crescent moon and half-star is probably Von Friese of Saxony.

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    Provenance

    Plesch collection (Gt 20); acquired from Henrich in Frankfurt a.M., November 1963.