Compote

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Object Name: 
Compote
Accession Number: 
64.4.87
Dimensions: 
H: 15 cm, D: 26.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1835-1850
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; pressed. Circular shape; edge of large and small scallops; stippled; hearts and grape leaves alternating around rim; flambeaux and Gothic arches around sides; chevrons in base around a plain circle; applied pressed standard with a quadruple knop; vertically ribbed stem and scrolled circular base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Rose, James, Source
Color: 
Technique: 
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 72, #172; BIB# 30457
Recent Important Acquisitions, 7 (1965) illustrated, p. 132, #56;