An English Victorian Turned and Pierced Ivory Stemmed Tazza
An English Victorian Turned and Pierced Ivory Stemmed Tazza

An English Victorian Turned and Pierced Ivory Stemmed Tazza

1800 to 1900 England

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An English Victorian Turned and Pierced Ivory Stemmed Tazza
On a turned and beaded foot – fine patina and colour
Circa 1860

Size: 11.5 cm high, 12 cm dia. – 4½ ins high, 4¾ ins dia.
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During the Renaissance ivory turning was regarded as a suitable pastime for blue bloods, and monarchs such as the Emperor Rudolf II in Prague were obsessed with their lathes and their ability to turn items in wood and ivory. European aristocrats were still turning ivory as a leisure pursuit in the 19th century, and expensive, intricate, handmade lathes were produced to satisfy their requirement for the precision and accuracy needed by their hobby.
Dimensions
Height 11.50 cm (4.53 inches)
Depth 12.00 cm (4.72 inches)
Medium
Ivory
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