PRESSED LOOP / LEAF DISH ON FOOT / OPEN COMPOTE, brilliant deep amethyst, boldly expanded seven-loop bowl raised on a seven-loop low standard/foot with no upper knop, wafer construction. Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. and others. 1850-1870. 5 1/2" H, 7 3/4" D rim, 3 7/8" D foot.
Literature: Parallels Barlow/Kaiser - The Glass Industry in Sandwich
, Vol. 1, p. 154, fig. 1149. Wilson - American Glass
, Vol. 1, p. 486, fig. 799.
Provenance: Glass deaccessioned by Bennington Museum, Bennington, VT. All proceeds will go toward the museum's Collections Acquisition Fund.
Ex-collection of Channing Hare.
Proof with some minor scattered wear. A couple minute instances of high-point mold roughness, as made.