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Lens Position: 4096
Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Maker, attributed to: Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, American, 1826–88

Compote

1845–55

Pressed lead glass

6 x 10 7/8 x 9 1/8 in. (15.3 x 27.6 x 23.2 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1931.1193
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Geography: 
Probably made in northeastern United States
Possibly made in Massachusetts, United States
Status: 
Not on view
Bibliography: 

John Stuart Gordon, “Time in a Bottle,” Antiques 185, no. 5 (September/October 2018): 92, ill.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 121, ill.

Helen A. Cooper et al., Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: American Art from the Yale University Art Gallery, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2008), 260–62, no. 152, ill.

John Stuart Gordon, American Glass: The Collections at Yale (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2018), 126–27, 132, no. 65.

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.