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COMPOTE, ONE OF FOUR

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The compote is made from a glass bowl set on a metal base. The ovoid glass bowl has a middle section cut with a criss-cross design and fleurettes along the upper edge. This rests on a foot in the shape of a swan with outspread wings and tail, which in turn rests on an oblong base with acanthus motifs in openwork.

Category:
other metalwork
Object name:
COMPOTE, ONE OF FOUR
Made from:
Silver plate -- glass
Made in:
England
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
17.1 × 15.9 cm (6 3/4 × 6 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
14.138.1
Class:
METAL
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Gift of Mrs. Augustus Riggs, 1974