c19th black marble tazza with coloured specimen marble inlaid top

C19th black marble tazza with coloured specimen marble inlaid top.


| $1,265 USD | €1,076 EUR

Item Number

MLF 144


C19th Black marble tazza with coloured specimen marble inlaid top. From the Ashford area of Derbyshire ,well designed small dish-top tazza on ring-turned column with spreading circular foot. Inlaid with indigenous English coloured marble samples , including the prized local Derbyshire Spa or 'Blue-John'. The centre of the top inlaid with a fossilised ammonite. Ashford during this period became a centre for the production of such wares, using local black marble and both native and imported coloured marbles in an industry reflecting that of the 'pietra dura' workshops of Florence ,Italy. Decorative table-top object in excellent untouched and original condition.
H 6"
Dia. 8".
England c.1860.
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years , M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
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Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
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Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: MLF 144


Height = 15.24 cm (6")
Width = 20.32 cm (8")
Depth = 20.32 cm (8")

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