EARLY THUMBPRINT / ARGUS (OMN) SPHERICAL COVERED COMPOTE

Item/Auction Attributes

colorless
Bakewell, Pears & Co
1850-1870
Near proof, the base is undamaged with just a hint of interior wear, the cover inner flange is also without damage, only four of the outer rim points have a chip, and several others have a minor flake
14 1/2" high overall, 9 1/2" high base, 8" diameter rim, 5 1/2" diameter foot
The Duff & Molly Allen Collection
$1,500.00
$2,500.00
An important and iconic specimen of Early American pressed pattern glass. Examples in various sizes reside in the collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Corning Museum of Glass
Spillman, fig. 983
McKearin Am. Glass, pl. 213, fig. 7
Innes, p. 339, pl. 360
Frick/Pittsburgh, cat. 103