Compote with Lid

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Object Name: 
Compote with Lid
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
76.4.37 B
(Aa&b) H: 18.4 cm; (Aa) H: 10.9 cm, D: 15 cm; (Ab) H: 7.9 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Eleanor Palmer
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; pressed. Cylindrical shape; lid: frosted flat knob on top in the shape of a coin with Liberty's head and "E Pluribus Unum/1892"; sides decorated with frosted "coins" showing Liberty and "1892" alternating with an eagle with "United States of America/Quardol", rim of lid fits inside compote. Compote: sides decorated with matching coins; scalloped circular hollow base.
Palmer, Eleanor, Source
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 314, #1220; BIB# 30457