A BROCARD ENAMELLED CLEAR GLASS TAZZA
PARIS, FRANCE, CIRCA 1880
In the Mamluk taste, the circular form with slightly raised rim and central depression resting on a spreading trumpet foot, the surface with a central roundel containing a white six-pointed star with palmettes, in a broad band of interlocking circles containing three alternating designs of lotus flowers, palmettes and interlaced leaves between narrow blue bands of entwined meandering vine, an outer band of cusped interlace around the rim, signed at the top of the foot, intact, slight rubbing of gilding
12¾in. (32.5cm.) diam.