Tazza, Modernist Pattern
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
5 3/4 x 6 11/16 x 5 5/16 in. (14.6 x 17 x 13.5cm) (show scale)
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]
Marie Bernice Bitzer Fund
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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)
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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.
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