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Buffalo Bill Museum

Makers
Pittsburgh, PA 2
Descriptions
pigment 539 pressed 38 glass 581
Names
compote
Subjects
thumbprint pattern 7
Date:
1893
Dimensions:
Diameter: 7.5 in, H: 1.5 in, diameter of top: 5.625 in
Inscription:
Red band inscribed one side: Buffalo Bill's Wild West, Opposite side: World's Fair 1893
Remarks:
Compote (A) with top (B), pressed glass, clear and red painted, thumbprint pattern, compote has clear base with red rim, top has red knob top, clear middle and red band. Probably made in Pittsburgh. Ruby glass souvenirs were sold at the Columbian Exposition, Chicago 1893, and were first popularized there.
Accession Number:
1.69.85

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