Antique George I Sterling Silver Miniature Tazza For Sale
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Antique George I Sterling Silver Miniature Tazza

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A fine and impressive, antique Georgian English sterling silver miniature/toy tazza; part of our collectable silverware collection. This impressive antique Georgian sterling silver toy tazza has a plain circular form onto a cylindrical pedestal foot. The surface of the tazza is plain and unembellished apart from the silversmiths centre punch mark, in addition to the maker's mark 'DC' and lion passant. The rim of this antique tazza is encompassed with an embossed border. The word toy encompasses a variety of pieces reflecting the same proportions and design features as the original examples. Originally such pieces were either collected by adults, or played with by children as genuine toys. David Clayton was a London silversmith renowned for producing miniatures and toys. Examples of his work may be seen in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Dimensions Diameter of rim 5.3cm/2.1". Diameter of foot 2.4cm/0.9". Height 1.6cm/0.6". Weight 0.3 troy ounce/10.3g. Maker: David Clayton. Origin: London, England. Date: circa 1720. Video: A video of this fine piece is available upon request Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of antique silverware.        

Details

  • Creator
    David Clayton (Maker)
  • Of the Period
    George I
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1720
  • Period
    1720-1729
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Condition Details
    This antique tazza is a very good gauge of silver for its type, excellent quality, excellent condition in keeping with age.Full hallmarks to the surface of the tazza are clear, in keeping with age; the lion passant mark is worn but remains legible
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 0.6 in. x Dm 2.1 in.H 1.53 cm x Dm 5.34 cm
  • Diameter
    2.1 in. (5.34 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Jesmond, GB
  • Seller Reference Number
    A5463
  • Reference Number
    LU1200215066471
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Located in Jesmond, GB
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