Compote with Engraved Decoration

Object Name: 
Compote with Engraved Decoration

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Object Name: 
Compote with Engraved Decoration
Accession Number: 
2010.4.13
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 24.2 cm, Diam (max): 24 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1860-1880
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; blown, tooled, applied, cut, ground, polished, engraved. Large compote with a tightly scalloped rim atop a hollow, hour-glass stem on a circular foot with a large star cut in the bottom. The bowl of the compote is decorated in pattern 327 consisting of flowers.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Simmonds, Ian, Source
200 Years of Glass: A History of Libbey Glass (2019) illustrated, p. 8 (fig. 1-2);
[Scrapbook of designs for glass engraving] (1857) illustrated, design 327; BIB# 69885