Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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compote
  • France
  • compote, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: France
  • glass, gilding
  • Object Height/Diameter: 21.91 x 15.87 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 8 5/8 x 6 1/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6338
Description

Clear glass, open compote with a tall, slender stem and round, flat base. It has a wide, hemispherical bowl with gold designs of flowers and leaves, which have been cut or etched into the glass before gilding. There are gold dots around the base of the compote.