Compote

Object Number: 
1965.797c
Date: 
1828-1835
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 6 1/8 in. ( 10.2 x 15.6 cm )
Description: 
Compote or Bowl; Lead glass, thick, colorless of gray cast; pressed bowl, free-blown standard; circular shallow bowl, sides spreading slightly and curving over at rim; on bottom, band of graduated strawberry diamonds around four overlapping hearts at center; on sides, (thirteen) stippled hearts alternating with (thirteen) sheaf-of-wheat below arc of five tiny diamonds with small star at each side; rim, alternate one wide and two narrow rounded-scallops (top of heart forming two small scallops); applied large button-knop stem and flaring circular foot; rough pontil mark.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. F. MacDonald Sinclair (Jennie H. Sinclair)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group