On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
height: 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm); diameter: 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm) (show scale)
on under side of foot: Dolphin with modified fleur-de-lis at tail in shield / THEODORE B. STARR. / STERLING / K / NEW YORK / 312. Engraved: 35917
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Kennard & Jenks (1875-1880). Tazza, ca. 1878. Silver, height: 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm); diameter: 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, A. Augustus Healy Fund, Carll H. de Silver Fund and Gift of Daniel Morris and Denis Gallion, 1990.194.8. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1990.194.8_bw.jpg)
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Tazza, silver. Circular dished plate modeled in the form of a woven basket draped with folded, fringed linen cloth. Linen "napkin" in center of plate engraved with damask-like pattern of a border with interlocking scrolls circling stylized blossoms; inner border of checkerboard design; field with vine, leaves, berries and blossoms. Plate sits on short, circular, slightly domed foot with plain molded foot rim and reeded band at juncture with plate.
CONDITION - Normal wear and scratches. Especially several long, thin scratches across surface of napkin. Tiny nicks to rim.
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