Covered Compote

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Object Name: 
Covered Compote
Maker(s): 
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
83.4.135
Dimensions: 
H (a&b): 28.8 cm, D (a): 17.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1879-1884
Credit Line: 
Anonymous Gift
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; pressed. Double conical shape. (a) Compote is circular with straight sides widening to rim. Female bust on either side, one resting her head on her hand is labeled "FANNY DAVENPORT"; the other, wearing a hat is "MAGGIE MITCHELL"; shell-ornaments in between busts conceal mold seams; baluster stem above circular foot which has lines radiating from center to edge. (b) Cover has a pointed funnel with four scallop shells around it, sloping shoulder with eight 5-pointed stars on inside and straight sides flaring to rim with matching female portraits and shell ornaments.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
Actress
Provenance: 
Anonymous Source
Color: 
Technique: 
A Fifth Pitcher Book (1948) p. 23, p. 120;