Tazza

1872
Manufactured by Tiffany & Co. (American, active 1837–present)


Dimensions

Overall: 10.2 x 30.2 x 30.2 cm (4 x 11 7/8 x 11 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2005.1129

Medium or Technique

Gilt bronze

On View

The Heide Family Galleries (Gallery 238A)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware

Circular form (weighted base) with rope-turned border and ten-pointed star in well with entwined Gothic monogram and banner with wedding anniversary dates “1822/1872” for Roswell Gleason and his wife Rebecca Tucker Vose Gleason.

Markings

Stamped on top of domed foot "TIFFANY & Co. Union Square"

Provenance

According to family tradition, this was given by the workmen in the Gleason factory to Roswell Gleason and his wife, Rebecca Tucker Vose Gleason, on the occasion of their fiftieth wedding anniversary in 1872; to Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Campbell; to their daughter, the donor.

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth C. Heide and family

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.