Compote

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Object Name: 
Compote
Accession Number: 
81.4.67
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 19.4 cm; Rim Diam: 20.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1885-1891
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Crandall Melvin Jr. in memory of Gertrude Christman Melvin
Web Description: 
This pattern was marketed as Imitation Engraved Ware when it was put on the market in 1885. It was made in several colors.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
Wildflower
Provenance: 
Melvin, Mrs. Crandall, Jr., Source
1981
Melvin, Gertrude Christman, Former Collection
(1928-2003), Former Collection
1981
Category: 
Technique: 
Primary Description: 
Transparent light blue glass; pressed. Circular top with diamond pattern around upper edge; straight stem with two molded rings; round base with ribbed pattern underneath.
Shades of Glass (2006) illustrated, Cover, row 3, second from left; p. 27 top right; BIB# 100967
The Corning Museum of Glass, A Guide to the Collections (2001) (2001) illustrated, p. 111, left; BIB# 68214
A Century of Pressed Glass (1983) p. 37; BIB# AI11576