Diamond-engraved drinking tazza

On display


  • Title

    Diamond-engraved drinking tazza

  • Associated place

    Venice (possible) (possible place of creation)
    Innsbruck (possible) (possible place of creation)
    Hall-in-Tyrol (possible) (possible place of creation)
  • Date

    late 16th century
  • Material and technique

    glass; diamond-point engraving

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    15.5 cm rim (diameter)
    120.5 g (weight)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by C. D. E. Fortnum, 1899.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 56 | Arts of the Renaissance
  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Tait, Hugh, Golden Age of Venetian Glass (London: British Museum Press, 1979), nos. 82 and 83

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