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Compote

Object Number: 
1965.785a
Date: 
1860-1870
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 3/4 x 6 1/2 x 6 in. ( 14.6 x 16.5 x 15.2 cm )
Description: 
Yellow pressed lead glass compote; flat bowl with two inch band of opaque white glass around rim, tooled, unevenly scalloped edges with one section folded over; underside of bowl has uneven ribs emanating from center; dolphin standard with circular, domed base.
Gallery Label: 
Compotes such as this one, with a dolphin standard were often referred to as "petticoat dolphins." (see publications)
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