Compote

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Object Name: 
Compote
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
68.4.219
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 15.9 cm, W: 22.5 cm, L: 27.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1830-1840
Primary Description: 
Amethyst glass; pressed in two parts. Ovoid bowl; flat scalloped rim; stippled; sides with pattern of shield-medallions and scroll motifs, alternating with baskets of flowers; oval in bottom center with quatrefoil surrounded by linked S-scrolls; eight-lobed hollow standard, with leaf pattern, pressed separately, applied to bowl with wafer.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Esterly, Louise S., Former Collection
1948
to
1968
McKearin Antiques, Former Collection
1948
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Masterpieces of American Glass
Venue(s)
Museum of Applied Arts 1990-07-27 through 1990-09-02
State Hermitage Museum 1990-09-15 through 1990-10-21
Museum of the State Institute of Glass 1990-11-02 through 1991-01-04
The Story of American Pressed Glass of the Lacy Period, 1825-1850
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1954-06-21 through 1954-09-15
 
Masterpieces of American Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 32, 93, pl. 50; BIB# 33046
Tableware in Transition: Pressed Flint Glass (1988) p. 39, ill.; BIB# AI20495
Hur gammalt ar glaset? (1984-01) pp. 23-25, ill. p. 23;
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 95, #269, pl. 2; BIB# 30457