Compote

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Object Name: 
Compote
Accession Number: 
68.4.415
Dimensions: 
H: 15 cm, L: 26.6 cm, W: 22 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1830-1845
Primary Description: 
Colorless 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, pressed separately, applied to bowl with wafer; with leaf pattern.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Esterly, Louise S., Source
Sittig, Edgar, Former Collection
Color: 
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 95, #271; BIB# 30457