London, South Kensington
29 September 2009
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.
Plesch collection (Gt 20); acquired from Henrich in Frankfurt a.M., November 1963.
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The coat-of-arms with crescent moon and half-star is probably Von Friese of Saxony.
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