Compote with Cover

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Object Name: 
Compote with Cover
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
64.4.3 B
Dimensions: 
(A) H: 20.4 cm, D(rim): 26.8 cm; (B) H(with cover): 20.6 cm; (a) 11.1 cm; (b): 10.2 cm; see index sheet for complete
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1878-1890
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; pressed. Covered butter: disc shape. Knob on cover acid-etched in shape of three-faced woman's head. Acid-etched stem of three-faced woman's head above a flat circular foot.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Wood, Walter A., Source
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 279, #1100; BIB# 30457