Compote

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Object Name: 
Compote
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
50.4.269
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 24.75 cm; Rim Diam: 25 cm; Foot Diam: 14.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
Probably 1825-1875
Primary Description: 
Compote. Lead glass, colorless of silvery gray cast; free-blown and engraved; wide hemispherical bowl, applied large hollow baluster stem with small double-domed boss at center bottom and resting on narrow stem, applied wide circular foot with ground and polished pontil mark; coarse, engraved decoration on sides of bowl: leaf and disc motif depending between diamond-crosshatched swags, disc and oval above juncture of swags and four ovals in quatrefoil formation in space above center.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S., Source
1944
to
1950-07-31