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American Decorative Arts
Manufacturer: Meriden Britannia Company, American, 1852–1898

Compote

1865–80

Silverplate

7 1/8 × 11 1/2 × 8 1/2 in. (18.1 × 29.2 × 21.6 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Dorothy Rainwater
1975.76a-b
Geography: 
Manufactured in Meriden, Connecticut
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1975,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 36, no. 1 (Fall 1976): 56.

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