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Compote

1942.1967.3 (RS32768)

Description

This lidded spherical compote is made of colorless flint glass pressed in a mold. The lid is topped with a deeply notched ball knop. The body rests on a ribbed stem that terminates in a circular foot. Both lid and body are decorated with repeating oval patterns that resemble thumbprints, giving this style its name.\n

Details

Maker
Bakewell, Pears & Co.. (Manufacturer)
Date
1844-1882
date of manufacturer operation
Location of origin
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Associated Building
Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.).
Material
glass (material)
pressing
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Pennsylvania (United States)
Pittsburgh (Allegheny county, Pennsylvania)
Descriptive terms
COMPOTE
compotes
Glass
glass (material)
Pressed
pressing
Dimensions
15.5 (H), 8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.1967.3
Credit Line
Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann
GUSN
61438

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