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Object Name: 
Compote
Accession Number: 
2015.4.10
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 16 cm; Rim Diam (max): 23.3 cm; Foot Diam: 11.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1920
Credit Line: 
Purchased with funds from the Eastern Lakes Chapter and the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the American Cut Glass Association
Primary Description: 
Compote. Colorless lead glass; blown, cut, engraved. The pattern on this compote consists of four frames with an engraved design of a bird. In two of the frames, the bird is perched on a branch. The other two frames depict the bird with wings spread, surrounded by flowers and foliage. These frames are separated by four high arched panels shaped like pointed flower petals. The panels are filled with a cut crosshatched design. "E. J. Palme" is engraved under one of the crosshatched panels. The rim has fine cut detailing of alternating cut ovals and lines. A star is cut into the bottom of the foot.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Simmonds, Ian, Source
2015-08-07
Michaels, Mrs. "Bobby", Former Collection
Michaels, Mr. F. Robert, Former Collection
East Side Antiques Show, Former Collection
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
inscription
Acid etched Hawkes trefoil mark
E. J. Palme
signature
Engraved under one crosshatched panel
Acquisitions (2016) illustrated, p. 31 #20; BIB# AI101418