This is a beautiful footed bronze antique tazza. It is dated 1885 and artist signed Le Villain and what appears to be Paris. It has an ornate scrolled claw foot base. The tazza has two ornate handles with raised mythological figural philosophers. In the center is a round section with Zeus portrayed as an Eagle receiving Canymedes in the form of a young boy. In the bottom center it is dated Paris 1885 and Le Villain, please refer to photos. This is a rare and large Victorian French tazza. It measures 4 3/4 inches tall by 19 inches at the widest part of the handles. It weighs 12 pounds and is in excellent original condition and a quality example of an elegant bygone era.


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ITEM ID
A-1360
COLOR
Bronze
ITEM TYPE
Antique

The Vault Fine Antiques & Estate Jewelry

Antique Circa 1880 Bronze Mythological Tazza

$1,400


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