Covered tazza

about 1902
Laurin Hovey Martin (American, 1875–1939)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 33.7cm (13 1/4in.) Other (Diameter): 18.4 cm (7 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1997.209

Medium or Technique

Copper

On View

Lorraine and Alan Bressler Gallery (Gallery 222)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Metalwork

Tall vessel having a lobed base, body, and lid. Long stem is entwinted with the body of a snake. A second, smaller snake with upraised bead forms the finial of detachable lid.

Markings

Unmarked

Provenance

Inherited by the donor, a grand-nephew of the artist, in 1969, from Priscilla Kennard Chapin.

Credit Line

Gift of the artist's family