Tazzas

TAZZAS (Footed Base, Diamond Shape, Rain Cloud Border)

Description: Tazzas/Compotes--"Tazza" is derived from Italian and "Compote" from French. The names have been used interchangeably over the years. Herbert Schiffer used "Tazza" & Jane Wilson "Compote" in their writings. There are two different Canton Tazzas. They are either a late, straight line, thin porcelain, round dish on a high pedestal base or an earlier, rain cloud border, thicker porcelain, diamond shape dish on a low footed base. Both bases are hollow and glazed inside.

TAZZAS (Pedestal Base, Round Shape, Straight Line Border [Most])

Description: Tazzas/Compotes--"Tazza" is derived from Italian and "Compote" from French. The names have been used interchangeably over the years. Herbert Schiffer used "Tazza" & Jane Wilson "Compote" in their writings. There are two different Canton tazzas. They are either a late straight line border, thin porcelain, round dish on a high pedestal base or an earlier, rain cloud border, thicker porcelain, diamond shape dish on a low footed base. Both bases are hollow and glazed inside.