Compote

Probably made by Bakewell and Company, Pittsburgh, 1808 - 1882

Geography:
Made in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America

Date:
c. 1830

Medium:
Lead glass, called flint glass (colorless)

Dimensions:
10 5/16 x 9 1/2 inches (26.2 x 24.1 cm)

Curatorial Department:
American Art

* Gallery 114, American Art, first floor, Case 13, Compotes

Accession Number:
1929-85-6b

Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Theron I. Crane, 1929

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Label:
The first lead glass manufactured in the United States was made by Bakewells and Company.


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