Heart-Strawberry-diamond Compote or Bowl

Object Name: 
Heart-Strawberry-diamond Compote or Bowl

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Object Name: 
Heart-Strawberry-diamond Compote or Bowl
Accession Number: 
50.4.411
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10.5 cm, D: 4.5 cm; Rim Diam: 15.75 cm; Foot Diam: 10.25 cm; Th: 7.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1828-1835
Primary Description: 
Heart-Strawberry-diamond Compote or Bowl. Lead glass, thick, colorless of gray cast; pressed bowl, free-blown standard; circular shallow bowl, sides spreading slightly and curving over at rim; on bottom, band of graduated strawberry diamonds around four overlapping hearts at center; on sides, (thirteen) stippled hearts alternating with (thirteen) sheaf-of-wheat below arc of five tiny diamonds and with small star at each side; rim, alternate one wide and two narrow rounded-scallops (top of heart forming two small scallops); applied large button-knop stem and flaring circular foot; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S., Source
1950-07-31
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 76, #183; BIB# 30457
The Woman's Day Dictionary of American Glass (1961-08) illustrated, p. 27, middle, second from left; BIB# 98018