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Compote candy dish: light blue w/dolphin stem

Compote candy dish: light blue w/dolphin stem
Title
Compote candy dish: light blue w/dolphin stem
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 
Blue 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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Object Number 
1953.561a
Gallery Label 
Compotes such as this one, with a dolphin standard were often referred to as "petticoat dolphins." (see publications)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group