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Tazza, Modernist Pattern

Decorative Arts and Design

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
DATES ca. 1928
DIMENSIONS 5 3/4 x 6 11/16 x 5 5/16 in. (14.6 x 17 x 13.5cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Stamped on underside of base, near one edge: "[eagle; 'R' in shield; lion passant] / STERLING / 1020" Stamped on underside of base, near opposite edge: [tiny illegible hallmark]
CREDIT LINE Marie Bernice Bitzer Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Shallow, rectangular silver bowl sits on stem rising from a flat rectangular base. Stem is composed of a cluster of four square freestanding columns intersected at three points by flat square platforms passing through the columns and projecting outward on all sides. Edges of base and bowl are decorated with simulated bars crossed at corners. Condition: Good.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CAPTION Reed & Barton (American, 1840–present). Tazza, Modernist Pattern, ca. 1928. Silver, 5 3/4 x 6 11/16 x 5 5/16 in. (14.6 x 17 x 13.5cm). Brooklyn Museum, Marie Bernice Bitzer Fund, 2000.42. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2000.42.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 2000.42.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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