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
Description

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.