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American Decorative Arts
Designer (decoration): Walter Dorwin Teague, American, 1883–1960
Designer form: Frederick Carder, American, born England, 1863–1963
Manufacturer: Steuben Division, Corning Glass Works, 1918–1933

Compote

1932–34

Colorless engraved lead glass

3 × 6 in. (7.6 × 15.24 cm)
Funds from the Connecticut Light and Power Company, Matching the gift of M. Josephine Dial in memory of Gregory T. Dial, B.S. 1930, Fund
1986.14.1
Geography: 
Manufactured in Corning, New York
Designed in New York, New York
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

Donna Fischer, Austin, Tex., by 1986

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1985–1987,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 40, no. 2 (Spring 1988): 91, ill.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 122, ill.

John Stuart Gordon et al., A Modern World: American Design from the Yale University Art Gallery, 1920–1950 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2011), 228, no. 151.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.