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Dish: footed compote with cover

Object Number: 
1936.693ab
Date: 
1825-1845
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 x 8 in. ( 25.4 x 20.3 cm )
Description: 
Colorless cut lead glass compote with cover; hemispherical bowl cut with strawberry diamonds, with wide horizontal scalloped rim cut with strawberry diamonds and fans, on faceted pedestal stem with central knop cut with diagonal ribs, on flat scalloped base cut underneath with rays radiating from center; domed cover cut with strawberry diamonds, with large mushroom-shaped finial cut with strawberry diamonds on short stem with central knop cut with diagonal ribs.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this object belonged to either Abigail Cornell (1766-1854), who married Israel Corse in 1810, or to Angeline Burr, wife of Morris Ketchum (1796-1880).
Bibliography: 
Denker, Ellen Paul. "Collector' legacies." The Magazine Antiques 167 (2005): 176-180.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lena Cadwalader Evans
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group