Compote (George Peabody)
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
late 19th century
4 3/8 x 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (11.1 x 14 x 14 cm) (show scale)
English Registry mark on inside of compote.
Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription
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Compote, colorless pressed glass. Round bowl with beaded border at flaring rim, supported on short stem and slightly domed pedestal base; sides of bowl inscribed with raised letters "GEORGE PEABODY" between bands of stars.
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