Antique EAPG Gillinder & Sons Frosted Lion Lidded Compote Dish circa 1876 Made in the USA Lion's Head Candy Jar Compote Bowl Collectible
From www.capemaycountyherald.com, “If it was made of glass, it seems Gillinder was prepared to make it. Located in Philadelphia, the factory was called Franklin Flint Glass, and Gillinder took on Edwin Bennet, a Baltimore business man, as a partner in 1863. After the Civil War, Bennet sold out to two of Gillinder’s sons, James and Frederick, and the company became Gillinder & Sons in 1867.
Gillinder’s “Lion” patterns – introduced in 1876 featured a lion, either resting, sitting or standing with a log, or a lion’s head……”
A compote dish was used for serving fruit stewed or cooked in syrup as a dessert. The lidded dish was also used to serve nuts, candies or small snacks.
This dish in the "Lion" pattern from Gillinder & Sons issued circa 1876. The piece has a beautiful twist-scalloped band on both the lid lip and the pedestal base. The handle of the lid is the head of regal lion. It is measures just about 7-1/4” to the top of the lion’s head, the overall width is 6-1/8”. The dish width is 5-7/8”, the base has a 3-7/8" diameter and has a sloping well of just about 2” deep.
The process of the time for making these pieces was to blow glass into a preformed mold ……so each piece has unique characteristics; air bubbles, uneven seams, slight dimensional variations, embossing imperfections and some sharp edges. However, all these personality flaws just make 141 years of glass all the more wonderful!! Early American Pattern Glass (EAPG); produced between 1850 and 1917 - glows a wonderful, bright yellow-green color when exposed to black light , so you can be sure this is true to the era.
Other than production flaws, there are no chips, cracks, flakes, or cloudiness in the glass.
Whether for the new collector or the connoisseur, this beautiful compote will be a lovely addition to your Gillinder & Sons glass collection!!
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