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COMPOTE, ONE OF TWO

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The compote has a metal base on which a glass bowl is placed. The glass bowl is cut with criss cross and other patterns. The gilt base is very elaborate. It has a young man and young woman dressed in 18th century costume standing under a tree with a dog on one side of the tree and two sheep on the other. The tree branches support the metal base for the glass bowl. The base is made in openwork.

Category:
other metalwork
Object name:
COMPOTE, ONE OF TWO
Made from:
Gilt metal -- glass
Made in:
Venice, India
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
24.4 cm (9 5/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
14.136.2
Class:
METAL
Signature marks:
MARK numbers scratched in bottom but no marks
Credit line:
Gift of Mrs. Augustus Riggs, 1974