Late 19th Century, probably English, pair of silver on copper compotes or tazzas. After the Cellini tazza, renaissance style with shallow bowls, one with relief scene depicting Posideon the other musicians and paramours, the bowl undersides, stems and circular bases with paneled reliefs of allegrorical figures and mascarons. Unmarked, possibly Elkington. Approx. 6.875" H, 7.375" dia. Provenance: From the Estate of Mr. Cecil S. Whitehead, Jr., Atlanta, Georgia.
Some plate wear and copper bleed.