View 1 of Lot 11. A CONTIENTAL SILVER-GILT AND ENAMEL TAZZA, APPARENTLY UNMARKED, PROBABLY SWISS, 16TH CENTURY.
View 1 of Lot 11. A CONTIENTAL SILVER-GILT AND ENAMEL TAZZA, APPARENTLY UNMARKED, PROBABLY SWISS, 16TH CENTURY.
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A CONTIENTAL SILVER-GILT AND ENAMEL TAZZA, APPARENTLY UNMARKED, PROBABLY SWISS, 16TH CENTURY

Estimate:

15,000 - 25,000 GBP

A CONTIENTAL SILVER-GILT AND ENAMEL TAZZA, APPARENTLY UNMARKED, PROBABLY SWISS, 16TH CENTURY

A CONTIENTAL SILVER-GILT AND ENAMEL TAZZA, APPARENTLY UNMARKED, PROBABLY SWISS, 16TH CENTURY

Estimate:

15,000 - 25,000 GBP

A CONTIENTAL SILVER-GILT AND ENAMEL TAZZA, APPARENTLY UNMARKED, PROBABLY SWISS, 16TH CENTURY


circular bowl centred by a detachable green enamelled armorial disc, circular knopped stem above hexafoils, on circular base with hit and miss ornament 

11.5cm., 4 1/2in. high

230gr., 7oz. 10dwt.

Collection Knapp, Berlin

Otto F. Ernst, Gold-und Silberschmiedearbeiten 15 -19. Jahrhundert, Wiesbaden, 1969, p. 19, no. 102, catalogued as circa 1400

The arms are probably those Germersheim of Halberstadt.


A 16th century swiss silver-gilt tazza with black enamel armorial, from Baden in Aargau, was sold Sothebys, Geneva, 13 May 1996, lot 191.