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1925

  • Work on this object began.

1966

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

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Tazza

This is a Tazza. It was manufactured by Ostertag. It is dated ca. 1925 and we acquired it in 1966. Its medium is cut chasedony, malachite, onyx, and faceted amethyst, cast and partly enameled gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 4 x 9 cm (1 9/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped on bottom of one foot: Ostertag. French control mark: eagle's head in conforming cartouche.

Cite this object as

Tazza; Manufactured by Ostertag ; cut chasedony, malachite, onyx, and faceted amethyst, cast and partly enameled gold; H x diam.: 4 x 9 cm (1 9/16 x 3 9/16 in.); 1966-91-1

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