Covered Compote

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Object Name: 
Covered Compote
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 46.6 cm; Top Diam: 36.5 cm
On Display
about 1853-1875
Primary Description: 
"Silver" or mercury, lead glass; free-blown. Hemispherical bowl with flaring rim; double walled, lined with mercury and engraved with a grapevine; attached by means of a metal screw to the double-walled knopped stem and flat base; also mercury-lined and engraved with stylized floral motifs.
Bullard, Mrs. Roger, Source
Mirrored Images: American Silvered Glass
Museum of American Glass at Wheaton Village
Masterpieces of American Glass
Museum of Applied Arts 1990-07-27 through 1990-09-02
State Hermitage Museum 1990-09-15 through 1990-10-21
Museum of the State Institute of Glass 1990-11-02 through 1991-01-04
Mirrored Images: American Silvered Glass (2001) illustrated, p. 9, fig. 6; BIB# 72170
Masterpieces of American Glass (1990) illustrated, title page; pp. 45, 94, pl. 72; BIB# 33046