George I Sterling Silver Miniature Tazza
George I Sterling Silver Miniature Tazza
George I Sterling Silver Miniature Tazza
George I Sterling Silver Miniature Tazza
George I Sterling Silver Miniature Tazza
George I Sterling Silver Miniature Tazza

DAVID CLAYTON (worked from c.1697)

George I Sterling Silver Miniature Tazza

c. 1720 London

Offered by AC Silver

£1,095 gbp
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This impressive antique Georgian sterling silver toy* tazza has a plain circular form onto a cylindrical pedestal foot.

The rim of this antique tazza is encompassed with an embossed border.

The surface of the tazza is plain and unembellished apart from the silversmiths centre punch mark, in addition to the maker's mark 'DC' and lion passant.

* The word toy encompasses a variety of pieces reflecting the same proportions and design features as the original examples. Originally such pieces were either collected by adults, or played with by children as genuine toys.

**David Clayton was a London silversmith renowned for producing miniatures and toys. Examples of his work may be seen in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Dimensions

Diameter of rim 5.3cm/2.1"

Diameter of foot 2.4cm/0.9"

Height 1.6cm/0.6"

Weight

0.3 troy ounce/10.3g



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This antique tazza is a very good gauge of silver for its type, excellent quality and in excellent condition in keeping with age.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of antique silverware.
Maker: David Clayton

Origin: London, England

Date: Circa 1720
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A5463 when enquiring about the piece.
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Dimensions
Width 1.60 cm (0.63 inches)
Depth 5.30 cm (2.09 inches)
Stock Code
A5463
Medium
A fine and impressive, antique Georgian English sterling silver miniature/toy tazza; part of our collectable silverware collection
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks to the surface of the tazza are clear, in keeping with age; the lion passant mark is worn but remains legible. The surface of the tazza is plain and unembellished apart from the silversmiths centre punch mark, in addition to the maker's mark 'DC' and lion passant.
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