This is a beautiful Vintage Blue Hand Blown Stemmed Compote Bowl In The Handkerchief Style From The 1950s.
This is Possibly Made by Viking Glass as it has the Style, However another Manufacturer Copied the Handkerchief Style but the Craftsmanship in the Knock-off is not as good. We are Guessing this is a Knock-off Due to the Slumping to One Side. You Can Decide.
Compote (French for "mixture") is a dessert originating from medieval Europe, made of whole or pieces of fruit in sugar syrup. Whole fruits are cooked in water with sugar and spices. The syrup may be seasoned with vanilla, lemon or orange peel, cinnamon sticks or powder, cloves, other spices, ground almonds, grated coconut, candied fruit, or raisins. The compote is served either warm or cold.
More on the history of Compote https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compote
The compote bowl is in very good condition with no chips, breaks or cracks. Please see photographs for additional condition information.
The compote bowl measures approximately 5" tall, 6" wide at the top and 3" wide at it's base. It weighs in at around 25Oz.
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