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Tazza

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Artist Unknown (Rome, Italy)

Date

c. 1575

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Tazza, Artist Unknown (Rome, Italy)
Tazza: Gallery Label - Current
: An Aldobrandini Tazza: A Preliminary Study
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Metalwork | Silver, gilt
Size: 15 1/2 x 15 in. (39.37 x 38.1 cm)
Creation Place: Rome, Italy, Rome
Culture: Rome, Italy
Style: 16th century
Physical Description: silver gilt, separates into five parts; fluted foot and bowl with four panels embossed with scenes of the life of the emperor Caligula and capped with a cast and chased figure of Emperor Augustus
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The James Ford Bell Family Foundation Fund, the M. R. Schweitzer Fund, and the Christina N. and Swan J. Turnblad Memorial Fund
Accession Number: 75.54
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009