'The Silver Caesars: A Renaissance Mystery' Review: Beauty's Cup Overflows

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'The Silver Caesars: A Renaissance Mystery' Review: Beauty's Cup Overflows

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The Italian term tazza (TAHT-zah) refers to a relatively shallow cup or dish raised on a tall foot. Inspired by ancient designs, hand-made silver tazze (plural) were used by Renaissance nobility as sumptuous table ornaments or display pieces. A matched set of 12, known as the “Aldobrandini Tazze,” are among the most dazzling…

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