Lovely engraved Hawkes compote, features four reserves: 2 of flower baskets and 2 of cornucopiae interspersed between divides of groups of vertical lines, "zippered stem."
This compote is in the Sheraton pattern, a drawing of which is in the Corning Museum of Glass's Hawkes Crystal catalog from 1917.
Width: 7 1/2 inches,
Height: 6 3/4 inches,
SIgned "Hawkes" on the bottom. Made in Corning, New York by the T.G. Hawkes company, one of the most famous and successful America Brilliant Period glass cutters. Hawkes' glassware was used in the White House from 1885 until 1938. Glass blanks likely sourced from Steuben or Dorflinger, as was Hawkes practice. See the Corning Museum of Glass, online collection, for similar examples.
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