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Object Name: Footed compote with cover
Date: mid-nineteenth century
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Medium: Glass
Dimensions: Overall: 10 x 8 in. ( 25.4 x 20.3 cm )
Place made, possibly: England
Place made, possibly: North America
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.
Credit Line: Gift of Lena Cadwalader Evans
Object Number: 1936.693ab
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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).


Denker, Ellen Paul. "Collector' legacies." The Magazine Antiques 167 (2005): 176-180.