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Francis Bedford (1815-94)

Works of Art Exhibited at Marlborough House, 1854: Silver Gilt Tazza 1854

Albumen print | 12.5 x 8.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2800177

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Photograph of a tazza, consisting of a stem modelled as a slim tree trunk, whose branches form the chasing on the bottom of the bowl. The bowl's large lip is decorated with gemstones. Standing beside and holding the tree is a nude female figure.
  • Creator(s)

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    Francis Bedford (1815-94) (photographer)

  • 12.5 x 8.9 cm (image)

  • 'Silver Gilt Tazza'

  • Commissioned by Henry Cole. Later acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Greater London [England]
              • London [Greater London]
                • City of Westminster
                  • Marlborough House [London]
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Chemistry
        • Metals
          • Silver
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Home economics
        • Tableware
          • Tazzas
          • Cups
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Plastic arts
        • Sculpture