Tazza, 1556

  • Pierre Reymond, French, 1532 - 1578

Enamel on copper

  • Overall: 5 13/16 × 6 7/8 × 6 7/8 inches (14.7 × 17.5 × 17.4 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Director's Discretionary Fund

57.254

Department

European Sculpture and Dec Arts

  • French
  • Enamel
  • Copper
  • Figures (illustrations)
  • Vessels
  • Nudes
  • Tazza
  • Ornamental motifs
  • Scenes, genre
  • Limoges
  • Sheep
  • Angels (spirits)

Signed, inside cup: PR [underlined] Signed and dated, on stem: PR [underlined] 1556 [underlined]

Andrew Fountaine [1676-1753], Narford Hall (Norfolk, England); June 18, 1884, purchased by Radley from Fountaine sale, lot 431 (Christie's, London, England). until 1957, (Alfred Spero, London, England); 1957-present, purchased by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Catalogue of the celebrated collection of maiolica, Henry II ware, Palissy ware, Nevers ware, Limoges enamels, carvings in ivory, Hone Stone and Rock Crystal, Greek and Roman Coins, Ancient Armour &. Removed from Narford Hall, Norfolk: Which will be sold by Auction, by messrs Christie, Manson & Woods, at their great rooms, 8 King Street, St. James's Square, on Monday, June 16, 1886, and following days[...] London, 1884, p. 54, lot 431. Renaissance Works of Art from the Permanent Collection. Exh. cat., DIA. Detroit, October 26, 1982-January 2, 1983.

Pierre Reymond, Tazza, 1556, enamel on copper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Director's Discretionary Fund, 57.254.