Compote

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Object Name: 
Compote
Accession Number: 
68.4.531
Dimensions: 
H: 7.6 cm, L: 15.7 cm, W: 12 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1830-1840
Primary Description: 
Colorless, lead glass; pressed. Rectangular shape top; stippled; edge with alternating points and scallops; sides with Gothic arches; corner with stylized leaves; base with diamond design; square stepped standard, pressed separately and joined to top while hot.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Esterly, Louise S., Source
Kleinfeld, Former Collection
Color: 
Technique: 
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