A Regency Tazza

Circa 1830
Messenger & Sons

In a patinated finish, this centerpiece was designed and manufactured by the renowned Regency lighting company Messenger & Sons. A partial stamp of the maker exists under the base. The tazza was constructed using parts also incorporated into lamps. Three beautifully cast dolphins support the shallow bowl, which is embellished with an egg and dart molding.

Bronze and brass
Height: 9½” Width: 9½”

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