The base of the tazza that I had modelled was either to be cast in bronze or cut in marble, and the last was decided on.
Fig. 17 represents a tazza with handles: the same disk is apparent, by the dotted lines that made the first vase.
The leg of the tazza is produced by the same small disk that served for the handles of the first vase.
tazza, tat′sa, n. a shallow vessel mounted on a foot: a saucer-shaped bowl.
That from below the base of the tazza descended in a vertical line to the base, which stood upon a quadrate plinth.
tazza of pure gold, 0m.12 high, in the shape of a Greek "skyphos," with handles ending with winged male figures.
When I had completed the model for the base of the tazza, a desire came over me to model a group of colossal dimensions.
This tazza, as well as the famous obelisks, were brought to Rome.