The Heda tazza
The chased silver tazza or drinking dish is resting on a knopped stem above a chased foot. The…
A rectangular silver-gilt casket standing on four ball feet. The four sides and the lid are engraved with floral sprays enclosing, on the front side two parrots, on the backside one parrot, on the small sides a grotesque mask, on the lid a cupid. The backgrounds are hatched.
After designs of Theodor de Bry and Hans Janssen.
Private collection, The Netherlands
J.W. Frederiks, Dutch Silver Vol. II, Den Haag 1958, no 186, p. 66 (for an identical casket)
Unsigned, Dutch, circa 1600
Height 40 mm., width 51 mm.