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Compote, "Goddess of Liberty" pattern

Decorative Arts and Design

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
DATES ca. 1850
DIMENSIONS 7 7/8 x 8 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. (20 x 21.6 x 21.6 cm)  (show scale)
CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Amber glass compote, "Goddess of Liberty" pattern; round bowl has smooth inside, fluting around the outside, and faceted pattern on underside; supported by a stem shaped as a bust of Jenny Lind (?) atop a domed base.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CAPTION Challinor, Taylor & Co. Tarentum, PA. Compote, "Goddess of Liberty" pattern, ca. 1850. Glass, 7 7/8 x 8 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. (20 x 21.6 x 21.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription, 40.191. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 40.191_acetate_bw.jpg)
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