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Footed fruit bowl/compote

Object Number: 
1965.805b
Date: 
1920-1950
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/8 x 9 in. ( 13 x 22.9 cm )
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass compote with bowl and base pressed in one piece; bowl has octagonal rim with serpentine edge, stippled sides with alternating scroll and floral motifs, and waffle patterning on underside; solid pedestal base on square foot with waffle patterning on underside.
Gallery Label: 
The style of this compote is similar to that of European pressed glass manufactured between 1830 and 1850. As it is pressed in one piece, however, it is more likely a twentieth-century reproduction.
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