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Description

Hamilton-Rothschild tazza, a large Byzantine sardonyx bowl on an enameled gold foot, assembled by the 10th Duke of Hamilton between 1812 and 1825

Museum reference

K.2012.79

Collection

Decorative and Applied Art

Object name

Tazza

Production information

Unknown
Byzantium, MIDDLE EAST
Unknown
Spain, EUROPE
Rundell, Bridge and Rundell, 1804 - 1845
London, England, EUROPE

Date

800 - 1000
1540 - 1570
1811 - 1812

Materials

Sardonyx, Gold, Enamel

Associations

Alexander, 10th Duke of Hamilton and 7th Duke of Brandon
Charlemagne
Philip II of Spain
Rundell, Bridge and Rundell, 1804 - 1845
St Petersburg, Russia, EUROPE
Cologne Cathedral, Cologne, Germany, EUROPE
Escorial, Spain, EUROPE
London, England, EUROPE

On display

National Museum Of Scotland »
Level 5 »
Art, Design And Fashion, Art Of Living

Credit

Accepted by H.M. Government in Lieu of Inheritance Tax and allocated to National Museums Scotland, 2012

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