The Bodhisattva Collection

A Fine 19th Century European Bronze Tazza

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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Bronze: Pre 1900: Item # 1017912
The Bodhisattva Collection
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New Windsor
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From our European Collection, a fine and elegant 19th century bronze tazza, probably French, featuring well-cast leonine head motifs with twisted serpentine handles, supported upon a tapering circular pedestal base with some very attractive and realistically cast floral motifs. This piece has acquired a nice chocolate-brown patina across most of the surfaces.

Size and Condition: 13 1/4 inches across handles, 7 inches tall. Some minor scratches to the serving surface of the tazza tray, and one handle has a small amount of wiggle that is hardly significant, but which we mention for accuracy and completeness. Overall condition is excellent.