Fruit bowl/compote: bust of woman

Object Number: 
1953.66
Date: 
1880-1910
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 5/8 x 8 1/2 in. ( 21.9 x 21.6 cm )
Description: 
Colorless glass; pressed. Compote with base pressed separately and attached with wafer; bowl has scalloped rim, narrow panels around sides, and diamond patterning on lower edges and underside; pedestal in the form of a female portrait bust, and domed foot with wreath of flowers and leaves impressed on underside.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, the pedestal bust is meant to represent Jenny Lind; however, Jenny Lind's popularity had ended by the time this object was produced.
Credit Line: 
From Mr. B. Stinchfield (exchange)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group