Le Louvre French Antiques

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Code 311-1
Antique Tazza with Neoclassical Design

This antique Elkington & Co. Tazza has a gold finish over bronze and copper.  The flat portion of the plate has a mythological raised relief scene of a young man with a goat surrounded by a series of inverted lobes in a circle. The outer circle of ornamentation has raised medallions and finely chased maiden heads in high relief along with other ornamentation of the neoclassical period.  The circular pedestal base has panels with raised stylized fleur de lys designs. Elkington & Co. are one of the most important names in English silver and certainly the most important in silver plate - they invented it! Condition:  Wearing to Gold finish

H=3 7/8, Diameter=9 1/2
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