Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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compote with lid
  • United States
  • compote with lid, circa 1880
  • Where object was made: United States
  • pressed glass
  • Object Height/Diameter: without lid: 11.4 x 8.9 cm
    Object Height/Width: without lid: 4 1/2 x 3 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6162.a,b

Clear with swags of beads around the body and on the lid. Bands of fans and beads around the top and bottom of the compote. The lid is domed with a globular finial that is drawn up into a point.