Covered Compote

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Object Name: 
Covered Compote
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 32.2 cm, Diam (max): 26.1 cm
On Display
about 1860-1882
Web Description: 
This compote, which was shown in a recently discovered Bakewell catalog of 1868, originally sold to wholesalers for $2.70 per dozen. It is rare to be able to positively attribute a relatively plain piece such as this one.
M. Finkel & Daughter, Source
Primary Description: 
Covered Compote. Colorless lead glass; blown and applied. Hemispherical bowl with folded top rim, applied hollow baluster stem, applied flat circular foot with polished pontil mark underneath. Matching lid has a folded lip and an applied knob with top surface ground and polished.
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2005 (2006) illustrated, pp. 14, 20; BIB# AI90241